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"physically" in British English

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physicallyadverb

uk   us   /ˈfɪz.ɪ.kəl.i/

physically adverb (BODY)

in a way that ​relates to the ​body or someone's ​appearance: Physically I ​find him very ​attractive. The ​protestors had to be physically ​removed from the ​room (= they were taken away). The ​work is physically demanding (= you have to ​work hard in a way that makes ​yourbodytired). Special ​holidays are ​available for physically handicapped/​disabledpeople (= those ​lacking the ​full use of ​part of ​theirbody).
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physically adverb (REAL)

in a way that ​relates to things you can ​see or ​touch or the ​laws of ​nature: No one could have ​climbed that ​wall - it's physically ​impossible.
(Definition of physically from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"physically" in American English

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physicallyadverb

 us   /ˈfɪz·ɪ·kli/

physically adverb (BODY)

People who are physically ​disabled/​handicapped/​challengedlack the ​full use of ​theirbody.
(Definition of physically from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “physically”
in Arabic جَسَديًا…
in Korean 신체적으로…
in Portuguese fisicamente…
in Catalan físicament…
in Japanese 身体的に, 物理的に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体, 肉体地,身体上地…
in Turkish fizikî olarak…
in Russian физически, внешне…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體, 肉體地,身體上地…
in Italian fisicamente…
in Polish fizycznie…
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