Definition of 'attentive'
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With 150 staff, service is supremely attentive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is always so attentive to them! Emma (1815)Some claim that it began his lifelong search for an attentive audience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The service is attentive without being pressurised. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The staff are attentive and very friendly. The Sun (2011)Less shouting makes for a more attentive audience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The nursing staff were attentive and efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were a bit younger than us but polite and attentive and we all got on really well. The Sun (2015)Target a slack time and you will be certain to get attentive service and maybe a better deal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Frank is always attentive to context. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The service was attentive and friendly, but then it would be. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The staff were attentive, experienced and completely understood his pain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pace of life is slow, but the service is attentive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The staff are attentive, the food rich. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The decor was less lush, but the service more attentive and the selection more extensive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was always attentive to the need to maintain the highest standards, generous with his time and unfailingly courteous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Hotel ads normally stress the beauty of the rooms and public facilities and the elegant, attentive service employees supposedly provide. Total Customer Service (The Ultimate Weapon) (1990)He is polite and attentive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The staff were wonderfully attentive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The staff are very attentive. Sarah Brown's Vegetarian London (1988)He was always very attentive to people's weight and health, including my own. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plus, it's a beautiful place with very attentive staff. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I looked forward to seeing him more and more: he was always attentive, flirtatious and complimentary. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: attentive ADJECTIVE
If you are attentive, you are paying close attention to what is being said or done.
…an attentive listener.
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