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English definition of “steadily”

steadily

adverb uk   /ˈsted.ɪ.li/ us  

steadily adverb (GRADUALLY)

B2 gradually: Prices have risen steadily.Slow and moving slowly

steadily adverb (CONTROLLED)

calmly and in a controlled way: She returned his gaze steadily.Controlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
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