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lightly

adverb  us   /ˈlɑɪt·li/

lightly adverb (NOT SERIOUSLY)

without serious consideration: Funding for public schools is something I don't take lightly.

lightly adverb (NOT A LOT)

If food is lightly cooked, it is cooked for only a short time.
Translations of “lightly”
in Korean 부드럽게, 가볍게…
in Arabic بِخِفّة, قَليلاً…
in Portuguese levemente…
in Catalan suaument, lleugerament…
in Japanese そっと, 軽く…
in Italian leggermente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕輕地, 稍稍地, 少許…
in Russian слегка, едва, чуть-чуть…
in Turkish hafifçe, nazikçe, azıcık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻轻地, 稍稍地, 少许…
in Polish lekko…
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