Significado de “fairly” - en el Diccionario Inglés

fairly en inglés británico

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uk /ˈfeə.li/ us /ˈ

fairly adverb (QUITE)

B1 more than average, but less than very:

She's fairly tall.
I'm fairly sure that this is the right address.
We get on fairly well.
I saw her fairly recently.

UK literary used to emphasize figurative expressions that describe what people or objects are doing:

The answer fairly jumps off the page at you!
The dog fairly flew out of the door to greet him.

Más ejemplos

  • They have always dealt honestly and fairly with their customers.
  • Journalists are meant to report fairly and impartially on every story.
  • There is no pride in winning a game if you know you haven't won fairly.
  • The defendant was not treated fairly by his employer and should not have lost his job.
  • All complaints will be dealt with quickly and fairly.

fairly adverb (IN THE RIGHT WAY)

B2 If you do something fairly, you do it in a way that is right and reasonable and treats people equally:

He claimed that he hadn't been treated fairly by his employers.
Officials will ensure that the election is carried out fairly.
fairly and squarely UK US squarely


She lays the blame for the recession fairly and squarely on the government.

(Definición de fairly del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

fairly en inglés americano

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us /ˈfeər·li/

fairly adverb (IN THE RIGHT WAY)

in a way that is right or reasonable and treats people equally :

It’s the responsibility of a judge to treat both sides fairly.

fairly adverb (TO SOME DEGREE)

[ not gradable ] more than a little; to some degree:

I know him fairly well.
I saw her fairly recently (= not very long ago).

(Definición de fairly del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)