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kindly

adverb uk   /ˈkaɪnd.li/ us  
B1 in a kind way: Stella has very kindly offered to help out with the food for the party. old-fashioned formal used when asking someone to do something, especially when you are annoyed with them but still want to be polite: You are kindly requested to leave the building.

kindly

adjective uk   /ˈkaɪnd.li/ old-fashioned us  
A kindly person or action is a kind one: a kindly old lady
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