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English definition of “badly”

badly

adverb [not gradable] (MUCH)   /ˈbæd·li/ (not standard bad,  /bæd/)
much or very much: The UN sent 90 tons of badly needed food . Texas wants very badly to be considered tops in the school system .
(Definition of badly adverb (MUCH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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