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conscientious

view main entry for conscientious adjective  /ˌkɒnʃiˈenʃəs/
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conscientiously

adverb

conscientiousness

noun [uncountable]

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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