Meaning of diligent

dil•i•gent

Pronunciation: (dil'i-junt), [key]
— adj.
  1. constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent in doing anything: a diligent student.
  2. done or pursued with persevering attention; painstaking: a diligent search of the files.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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