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happilyadverb

 us   /ˈhæp·ə·li/
in a ​pleased or ​happy way: happily ​married
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happilyadverb

uk   us   /ˈhæp.ɪ.li/
  • happily adverb (PLEASED)

B1 in a ​happy way: He was happily married with two ​youngchildren. She ​munched happily on her ​chocolatebar.B2 willingly: I'd happily ​offer to ​help him if I ​thought it would make any ​difference.

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