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English definition of “easy”

easy

adjective, adverb (NOT DIFFICULT)   /ˈi·zi/
needing little effort; not difficult: She looked through the test trying to find an easy question. Would a 10 a.m. appointment be easier for you? [+ to infinitive] She is very easy to talk to. Let’s run the last two miles at an easy (= not fast) pace.
(Definition of easy adjective, adverb (NOT DIFFICULT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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