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slowlyadverb

uk   /ˈsləʊ.li/  us   /ˈsloʊ-/
A2 at a slow speed: Could you please speak more slowly?slowly but surely carefully, in order to avoid problems: Slowly but surely we made our way down the muddy hillside.
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in Korean 천천히…
in Arabic بِبُطْء…
in Portuguese lentamente, devagar…
in Catalan lentament…
in Japanese ゆっくりと, 徐々に, だんだん…
in Italian lentamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緩慢地,慢吞吞地…
in Russian медленно…
in Turkish yavaş yavaş, ağır ağır…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缓慢地,慢吞吞地…
in Polish powoli, wolno…
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