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beautifuladjective

uk   /ˈbjuː.tɪ.fəl/ us   /ˈbjuː.t̬ə.fəl/
A1 very attractive: a beautiful woman breathtakingly beautiful scenery She was wearing a beautiful dress.
A1 very pleasant: a beautiful piece of music beautiful weather
mainly US very kind: You did a beautiful thing in helping those poor children.

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beautifully
adverb uk   /ˈbjuː.tɪ.fəl.i/ us   /ˈbjuː.t̬ə.fəl.i/
B1 She dresses beautifully. Their house is beautifully decorated.
(Definition of beautiful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beautifuladjective

us   /ˈbju·t̬ɪ·fəl/
having an attractive quality that gives pleasure to those who experience it or think about it: I thought she was the most beautiful woman I’d ever seen. The scenery around here is beautiful. We heard beautiful music every night. It was a beautiful plan.
beautifully
adverb us   /ˈbju·t̬ɪ·fli, -fə·li/
She sings beautifully.
(Definition of beautiful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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