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English definition of “fairly”

fairly

adverb (QUITE)    /ˈfeə.li/ US  /ˈfer-/
B1 more than average , but less than very: She's fairly tall . I'm fairly sure that this is the right address . We get on fairly well. I saw her fairly recently .Some and quite literary used to emphasize figurative expressions that describe what people or objects are doing: The answer fairly jumps off the page at you! The dog fairly flew out of the door to greet him.AlmostMerely and barely Grammar:FairlyWe use fairly as an adverb meaning ‘in a way which is right and just’:
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