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English definition of “-friendly”

-friendly

suffix uk   /-frend.li/ us  
used at the end of words to mean 'not harmful': ozone-friendly aerosols dolphin-friendly tuna (= fish caught without harming dolphins) .Safe and secure used at the end of words to mean 'suitable for particular people to use': a family-friendly restaurantEasiness and simplicity
(Definition of -friendly suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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