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English definition of “all right”

all right

adjective, adverb [not gradable] (SAFE) (not standard alright)    /ˌɔl ˈrɑɪt/
safe , well, or not harmed : She was really sick for a while but she’s all right now.
(Definition of all right adjective, adverb (SAFE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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