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attentive
British English: /əˈtɛntɪv/
American English: /əˈtɛn(t)ɪv/

Translation of attentive in German:

adjective

  • 1
    (paying attention)
    be attentive to something
    auf etwas Akk. achten
  • 2 (heedful) See examples:be more attentive to one's studies
    sich gewissenhafter seinen Studien widmen
    be [more] attentive to somebody's warnings
    auf jemandes Warnungen hören
  • 3
    (assiduous)
    he was very attentive to the ladies
    er war den Damen gegenüber sehr aufmerksam od. zuvorkommend

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly