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English definition of “genial”

genial

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