Prosecutors sought to issue another Allen charge, but the judge said that because of the jury’s diligence and limited questions for the court, the implication was that the jury was knowledgeable on relevant parts of the case and another Allen charge was not necessary.—Tesfaye Negussie, ABC News, 16 Nov. 2023 Bryant wrote: Thanks to the diligence and expertise of Intel security researchers, a vector was later discovered that could allow a possible escalation of privilege (EoP).—Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 14 Nov. 2023 Investors and organizations playing in this area will need to maintain constant diligence and caution.—Essence, 9 Nov. 2023 The diligence and extraordinary reflexes brought him 15 Gold Gloves.—Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Oct. 2023 The patience and diligence of a true Virgo are reflected in Elba's recent insights on his own career path.—Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 Placer County Sheriff Wayne Woo praised his detectives for their diligence during an investigation that lasted more than two years.—Antonio Planas, NBC News, 21 Oct. 2023 Over the past three seasons, Levinson became known as much for his diligence in breaking down tape and disseminating it to his teammates as for his skills on the court, which also were impressive.—Matt Le Cren, Chicago Tribune, 14 June 2023 These officials spend a lot of time in the occupied areas, regardless of the personal risks, thereby demonstrating their courage and diligence in action to Putin and the elites in general.—Tatiana Stanovaya, Foreign Affairs, 8 Aug. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin diligentia, from diligent-, diligens — see diligent
French, literally, haste, from Middle French, persevering application