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all right

adjective, adverb
 
/ˌɔl ˈraɪt/ ( also alright)
A1 happening successfully or without problems: Did the interview go all right?
A2 safe or well: You look pale – are you all right?
A2 used to ask if you can do something or to say that someone can do something: Is it all right if I put some music on?
B1 good enough, although not excellent: The hotel wasn’t great, but it was all right.
that’s all right A2 something you say when someone says sorry to show that you are not angry: “I’m sorry, I forgot all about your party.” “That’s all right.”
that’s all right A2 used as an answer when someone thanks you: “Thanks for cleaning the kitchen.” “That’s all right.”
(Definition of all right adjective, adverb from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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