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easy

adjective uk   us   /ˈiː.zi/

easy adjective (NOT DIFFICULT)

A1 needing little effort: an easy exam Would a ten o'clock appointment be easier for you? [+ to infinitive] It's easy to see why he's so popular. She's very easy to talk to. The easiest thing to do would be for us to take the train home. It isn't easy being a parent. Getting into the movie business is no easy matter. I don't trust that easy (= relaxed) charm of his.informal My car can do 250 kph, easy.
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easy adjective (COMFORTABLE)

comfortable or calm; free from worry, pain, etc.: They both retired and went off to lead an easy life in the Bahamas. I don't feel easy about leaving him alone in the house all day. With the harvest finished, I was able to relax with an easy mind/conscience.
easiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “easy”
in Korean 쉬운…
in Arabic سَهْل…
in Portuguese fácil…
in Catalan fàcil…
in Japanese 簡単な…
in Italian facile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不難的, 容易的, 不費力的…
in Russian легкий, нетрудный, непринужденный…
in Turkish kolay, basit, sakin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不难的, 容易的, 不费力的…
in Polish łatwy, swobodny…
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