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English definition of “healthy”


adjective uk   /ˈhel.θi/ us  

healthy adjective (HEALTH)

A2 strong and well: She's a normal healthy child. He looks healthy enough.Fit and healthy showing that you are strong and well: The walk had given her a healthy glow. a healthy appetiteFit and healthy A2 good for your health: a healthy diet a good healthy walkHealth in general

healthy adjective (SUCCESSFUL)

C2 successful and strong: a healthy economySuccessful (things or people)

healthy adjective (NORMAL)

normal and showing good judgment: a healthy disrespect for authorityWise and sensibleHealthiness of mind
adverb uk   /-θɪ.li/ us  
Eat healthily (= eat foods that are good for you) and take plenty of exercise.Fit and healthy
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