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English definition of “healthy”

healthy

adjective (HEALTH)    /ˈhel.θi/
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 healthily     /-θɪ.li/ adverb Eat healthily (= eat foods that are good for you) and take plenty of exercise.Fit and healthy
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