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English definition of “cordial”

cordial

adjective (STRONG)    /ˈkɔː.di.əl/ US  /ˈkɔːr.dʒəl/ formal
(of a feeling, especially dislike) strong: The two statesmen are known to have a cordial dislike for each other.Not liking cordially     /-i/ adverb formal You are cordially invited to attend our annual wine-tasting evening. On a personal level, they came to be cordially disliked.FriendlyNot liking
(Definition of cordial adjective (STRONG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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