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English definition of “okay”

okay

exclamation (also OK)
 
 
/əʊˈkeɪ/
AGREEING A1 used when agreeing to do something or when allowing someone to do something: "Let's meet this afternoon." "Okay." "Can I use the car?" "Okay."Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalInterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsWords and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
BEFORE SPEAKING A2 used before you start speaking, especially to a group of people: Okay, I'm going to start by showing you a few figures.InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of okay exclamation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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