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nicelyadverb

 us   /ˈnɑɪs·li/
  • nicely adverb (IN A PLEASANT WAY)

in a pleasant, enjoyable, or satisfactory way; well: That’s a nicely tailored jacket. Elise and her new baby are both doing nicely (= They are healthy).
  • nicely adverb (IN A KIND WAY)

in a kind or friendly way: Even though I was new at school, they treated me very nicely.
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"nicely" in British English

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nicelyadverb

uk   /ˈnaɪs.li/  us   /ˈnaɪs.li/
  • nicely adverb (PLEASANT)

B2 well, pleasantly, or in a satisfactory way: Those trousers fit you nicely. You painted the room very nicely. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until the cake is nicely browned. They said the baby was doing nicely (= was healthy) and would soon be back at home.

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