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English definition of “generous”

generous

adjective (CHARACTER)    /ˈdʒen.ər.əs/ US  /-ɚ-/
B1 willing to give money , help , kindness , etc., especially more than is usual or expected : a very generous man [+ to infinitive] It was most generous of you to lend me the money . She's been very generous with her time . There's a generous (= kinder than deserved ) review of the book in today's newspaper .Generous and charitableCharity organizations generously     /-li/ adverb B2 Please give generously to Children in Need. The jacket is very generously cut .Generous and charitableCharity organizationsPlenty and abundant
(Definition of generous adjective (CHARACTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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