Meaning of “genial” in the English Dictionary

"genial" in British English

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genialadjective

uk /ˈdʒiː.ni.əl/ us /ˈdʒiː.ni.əl/
geniality
noun [ U ] uk /ˌdʒiː.niˈæl.ə.ti/ us /ˌdʒiː.niˈæl.ə.t̬i/

His geniality, reliability and ability made him a popular figure.
genially
adverb uk /ˈdʒiː.ni.ə.li/ us /ˈdʒiː.ni.ə.li/

(Definition of “genial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"genial" in American English

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genialadjective

us /ˈdʒin·jəl/

friendly and pleasant:

a genial personality

(Definition of “genial” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)