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Once an avid golfer, his appearances on the course are now rare. The Sun (2017)Opera Football widow or avid fan? Times, Sunday Times (2016)My parents are avid fans. The Sun (2016)The answer was something only an avid viewer would know. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was hardly any telly then, so we were avid viewers. The Sun (2012)He does not like long-distance flying and remains an avid golfer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I love the concept and have been an avid viewer of both series. The Sun (2013)I'm an avid football fan and try to attend all his games. The Sun (2010)The avid Black Cats fan knows how to keep a cool head in a crisis. The Sun (2013)A married father of three, he is an avid golfer, skier and sailor. Times, Sunday Times (2010)AS an avid viewer of the three main soaps I wonder which planet they are set on. The Sun (2006)This tells you something of the hold the place has on its avid fans, rather in the way that the old Arsenal stadium had on its devotees. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. avid is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'avid'
British English: avid ADJECTIVE
You use avid to describe someone who is very enthusiastic about something that they do.
He's an avid reader.
Definition of avid from the Collins English Dictionary
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