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Meaning of “daily” in the English Dictionary

"daily" in British English

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dailyadverb, adjective

uk   us   /ˈdeɪ.li/
A2 happening on or ​relating to every ​day: Take the ​tabletstwice daily. Exercise has ​becomepart of my daily ​routine. We back up ​ourcomputerfiles at ​work on a daily ​basis. She's ​lookingforward to ​retiring and ​ending the daily grind (= hard, ​boringwork or ​duty) of ​working in an ​office.
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dailynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdeɪ.li/ UK old-fashioned informal
a ​person who is ​employed to ​clean someone else's ​home
(Definition of daily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"daily" in American English

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dailyadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈdeɪ·li/
happening on or ​relating to every ​day, or every ​workingday: Take the ​pillstwice daily. Exercise is ​part of my daily ​routine.

dailynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdeɪ·li/
a ​newspaperpublished every ​day of the ​week or every ​day except the ​weekend
(Definition of daily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"daily" in Business English

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dailyadjective

uk   us   /ˈdeɪli/
happening or done every day: a daily ​meeting Will I be involved in the ​management of the ​business on a daily ​basis?
existing or ​true for a ​single day: There has been an ​agreement to ​increase the daily ​rate of ​pay for ​temporarystaff.

dailyadverb

uk   us   /ˈdeɪli/
every day: The new ​website will ​allowsubscribers to ​check daily for new ​joblistings.
(Definition of daily from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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