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English definition of “genial”

genial

adjective uk   /ˈdʒiː.ni.əl/ us  
friendly and pleasant: The headteacher is very genial/has a genial manner.Friendly
geniality
noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒiː.niˈæl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
His geniality, reliability and ability made him a popular figure.Friendly
genially
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Friendly
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