Meaning of “gently” in the English Dictionary

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"gently" in British English

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uk /ˈdʒ us /ˈdʒ

B2 calmly, kindly, or softly:

He lifted the baby gently out of its crib.
to smile/laugh/blow gently

without force or strength:

The door closed gently.

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

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