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French diligence

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

NounEdit

diligence (plural diligences)

  1. combination of carefulness and long-term effort (often used to refer to only one of these)
  2. carefulness, for example due diligence
  3. long-term effort, working hard, the qualities of a hard worker, including conscientiousness, determination, and perseverance
  4. A public stage-coach. (19th century, now used only in reference to France or other European countries including Great Britain.)
  5. (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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EtymologyEdit

 
diligence

From Latin diligentia.

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diligence f (countable and uncountable, plural diligences)

  1. (uncountable) diligence, conscientiousness
  2. (uncountable) haste
  3. (countable) stage-coach, diligence

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