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friendly

adjective uk   /ˈfrend.li/ us  
A2 behaving in a pleasant, kind way towards someone: a friendly face/smile Our neighbours have always been very friendlyto/towards us. I'm on quite friendly terms with my daughter's teacher. Are you friendly with (= a friend of) Graham?
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A friendly place is pleasant and makes you feel happy and comfortable: It's a friendly little restaurant. A friendly game or argument is one that you play or have for pleasure and in order to practise your skills, rather than playing or arguing seriously with the aim of winning: We were having a friendly argument about Green politics. The teams are playing a friendly match on Sunday. Friendly countries and friendly soldiers are ones who are not your enemies and who are working or fighting with you.
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friendliness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  

friendly

noun [C] uk   /ˈfrend.li/ us  
a game that is played for enjoyment and in order to practise, not with the aim of winning points as part of a serious competition: The rugby club has a friendly next week against the Giants.
(Definition of friendly adjective, noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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