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attentive

Pronunciation: /əˈtentɪv/

Translation of attentive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (caring, considerate) [host/husband] atento to be attentive to sb ser* atento con algn
    Example sentences
    • All the dishes were exquisitely presented and the service was polite and attentive.
    • He sought comfort by becoming overly attentive to the patient and his family.
    • The service is quick, courteous and attentive without becoming overpowering.
    1.2 (concentrating) [student/audience] atento to be attentive to sth prestar atención a algo be more attentive to the teacher's advice presta más atención a las recomendaciones del profesor
    Example sentences
    • Jones is earnest and attentive to detail, and promises to work closely with residents on an array of local issues.
    • Therefore, we need to be ever vigilant and attentive to the status of race in our work as well as in our lives.
    • The children watched with interest and were attentive to each step of the process.

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