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"happily" in British English

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happilyadverb

uk   us   /ˈhæp.ɪ.li/

happily adverb (PLEASED)

B1 in a ​happy way: He was happily married with two ​youngchildren. She ​munched happily on her ​chocolatebar.B2 willingly: I'd happily ​offer to ​help him if I ​thought it would make any ​difference.
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happily adverb (LUCKY)

C1 having a good or ​luckyresult: Happily, the ​weatherremainedfinethroughout the ​afternoon.
(Definition of happily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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happilyadverb

 us   /ˈhæp·ə·li/
in a ​pleased or ​happy way: happily ​married
(Definition of happily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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