persistent exertion


persistent exertion
index diligence (perseverance)

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  • diligence — dil·i·gence / di lə jəns/ n: earnest and persistent application of effort esp. as required by law; also: care (1) see also due diligence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • diligence — diligence1 /dil i jeuhns/, n. 1. constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind. 2. Law. the degree of care and caution required by the circumstances of a person. 3. Obs. care; caution. [1300 50; …   Universalium

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