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flexible

adjective uk   /ˈflek.sɪ.bl̩/ us  

flexible adjective (ABLE TO CHANGE)

B2 able to change or be changed easily according to the situation: My schedule is quite flexible - I could arrange to meet with you any day next week.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something

flexible adjective (ABLE TO BEND)

C2 able to bend or to be bent easily without breaking: Rubber is a flexible substance. Dancers and gymnasts need to be very flexible (= able to bend their bodies easily).Flexible, loose and yielding
flexibility
noun [U] uk   /ˌflek.sɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
B2 The advantage of this system is its flexibility. You can improve your flexibility by exercising.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to somethingFlexible, loose and yielding
flexibly
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
Today's schedule of events is organized flexibly so that people can decide for themselves what they want to do.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
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