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adverb uk   us   /ˈhæp.ɪ.li/

happily adverb (PLEASED)

B1 in a happy way: He was happily married with two young children. She munched happily on her chocolate bar.B2 willingly: I'd happily offer to help him if I thought it would make any difference.
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happily adverb (LUCKY)

C1 having a good or lucky result: Happily, the weather remained fine throughout the afternoon.
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