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optimistic

adjective uk   /ˌɒp.tɪˈmɪs.tɪk/ us    /ˌɑːp.tə-/
B2 hoping or believing that good things will happen in the future: She is optimistic about her chances of winning a gold medal.
optimistically
adverb uk   /-tɪ.kəl.i/ us  
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