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English definition of “kindly”

kindly

adjective  /ˈkɑɪnd·li/ us  
(of a person) having a character that is generous, helpful, and caring about other people: a kindly man

kindly

adverb  /ˈkɑɪnd·li/ us  
in a generous, helpful, and caring way: They treated me kindly.
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