Meaning of “helpful” in the English Dictionary

"helpful" in British English

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helpfuladjective

uk /ˈhelp.fəl/ us /ˈhelp.fəl/

B1 willing to help, or useful:

She's such a pleasant, helpful child!
I'm sorry, I was only trying to be helpful.
He made several helpful suggestions.

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helpfully
adverb uk /ˈhelp.fəl.i/ us /ˈhelp.fəl.i/

helpfulness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈhelp.fəl.nəs/ us /ˈhelp.fəl.nəs/

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

"helpful" in American English

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helpfuladjective

us /ˈhelp·fəl/

giving help:

He made several helpful suggestions.

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