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English definition of “busily”

busily

adverb     /ˈbɪzɪli/
in a busy , active way: He was busily writing notes .Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of busily adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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