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“carefully” in British English

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carefullyadverb

uk /ˈkeə.fəl.i/ us /ˈker.fəl.i/

A2 with great attention:

She carefully folded the letter and put it in her pocket.
Drive carefully on those icy roads.

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(Definition of “carefully” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“carefully” in American English

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carefullyadverb

us /ˈkeər·fə·li/

with great attention, esp. to detail or safety:

She carefully embroidered the pillow.
Drive carefully – it’s raining.

(Definition of “carefully” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)