diligence

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English[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɪlɪdʒəns/
  • Hyphenation: di‧li‧gence

Etymology[edit]

French diligence

Noun[edit]

diligence (plural diligences)

  1. conscientiousness or determination or perseverance when doing something
  2. A public stage-coach. (19th century, now used only in reference to France or other European countries including Great Britain.)
  3. (religion) One of the seven heavenly virtues, opposite the vice of sloth.
  4. (law, Scotland) The process by which persons, lands, or effects are seized for debt; process for enforcing the attendance of witnesses or the production of writings.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

diligence

From Latin diligentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diligence f

  1. diligence, conscientiousness
  2. haste
  3. stage-coach, diligence