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"woefully" in British English

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woefullyadverb

uk   /ˈwəʊ.fəl.i/  us   /ˈwoʊ-/
(Definition of woefully from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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woefullyadverb

 us   /ˈwoʊ·fə·li/
(of a ​badsituation) ​extremely; very: Medical ​resources were woefully ​inadequate during the ​emergency. The ​staff was woefully ​underpaid and ​thoroughlydemoralized.
(Definition of woefully from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “woefully”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极其(用于强调情况的糟糕)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極其(用於強調情況的糟糕)…
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