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gladadjective [-er/-est only]

us   /ɡlæd/ -dd-
pleased and happy: [+ (that) clause] We were glad (that) she succeeded. [+ to infinitive] You don’t have to thank us – we were glad to help. I'm glad of the opportunity to express my thanks.
gladly
adverb [not gradable] us   /ˈɡlæd·li/
I’d gladly show her around, but I’ll be on vacation next week.
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"glad" in British English

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gladadjective

uk   /ɡlæd/ us   /ɡlæd/ gladder, gladdest
A2 pleased and happy: We were glad about her success. I'm glad (that) you came. I'm glad to know the parcel arrived safely. I'd be (only too) glad to help you. We'd be glad of the chance to meet her.

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  • I'm really glad she got the job.
  • I'll be glad to get these exams over with.
  • I'm so glad I don't have to give that speech.
  • I'm so glad to see you!
  • I'll be so glad when this project is finished.
gladness
noun [U] uk   /ˈɡlæd.nəs/ us   /ˈɡlæd.nəs/
(Definition of glad from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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