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She’s the kind of diligent worker we want to hire.
hard work and care in tasks — often continuing when others might quit because of difficulties

More specifically in law, diligence  or due diligence refers to the care or attention expected by the law in doing something such as fulfilling the terms of a contract.

More rarely, but sometimes seen in classic literature, a diligence is a public stagecoach.
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