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English definition of “helpful”

helpful

adjective     /ˈhelp.fəl/
B1 willing to help, or useful: She's such a pleasant, helpful child! I'm sorry, I was only trying to be helpful. He made several helpful suggestions.Kind and thoughtfulHelping and co-operating helpfully     /-i/ adverb The manufacturers helpfully provide an instruction manual.Useful or advantageous helpfulness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
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