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"easy" in American English

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easyadjective, adverb

us   /ˈi·zi/
  • easy adjective, adverb (NOT DIFFICULT)

needing little effort; not difficult: She looked through the test trying to find an easy question. Would a 10 a.m. appointment be easier for you? [+ to infinitive] She is very easy to talk to. Let’s run the last two miles at an easy (= not fast) pace.
  • easy adjective, adverb (COMFORTABLE)

[-er/-est only] free from worry, pain, or trouble; comfortable or calm: With three children to support, her life has been far from easy. I don’t feel easy about leaving him alone in the house all day.
(Definition of easy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"easy" in British English

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easyadjective

uk   /ˈiː.zi/ us   /ˈiː.zi/
  • easy adjective (NOT DIFFICULT)

A1 needing little effort: an easy exam Would a ten o'clock appointment be easier for you? [+ to infinitive] It's easy to see why he's so popular. She's very easy to talk to. The easiest thing to do would be for us to take the train home. It isn't easy being a parent. Getting into the movie business is no easy matter. I don't trust that easy (= relaxed) charm of his.informal My car can do 250 kph, easy.
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easiness
noun [U] uk   /ˈiː.zi.nəs/ us   /ˈiː.zi.nəs/
(Definition of easy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"easy" in Business English

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easyadjective

uk   /ˈiːzi/ us   easier or easiest
close/end/finish easier
STOCK MARKET to be lower in price at the end of a period of time: Tokyo stocks closed easier on profit-taking.
on/down easy street
informal having a lot of money and living comfortably: You'd think a windfall that large would put Smith on easy street.
(Definition of easy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “easy”
in Arabic سَهْل…
in Korean 쉬운…
in Portuguese fácil…
in Catalan fàcil…
in Japanese 簡単な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不难的, 容易的, 不费力的…
in Turkish kolay, basit, sakin…
in Russian легкий, нетрудный, непринужденный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不難的, 容易的, 不費力的…
in Italian facile…
in Polish łatwy, swobodny…
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