solidly Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"solidly" in American English

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 us   /ˈsɑl·ɪd·li/

solidly adverb (DENSE)

in a way that ​leaves no ​openings or ​emptyspace inside: The ​holes are solidly ​filled with ​concrete.

solidly adverb (CERTAIN)

completely; ​safely: He ​appears to be solidly in ​control of the ​organization.

solidly adverb (STRONGLY)

strongly and ​firmly: The ​rockingchair is solidly ​built.
(Definition of solidly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"solidly" in British English

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uk   /ˈsɒl.ɪ  us   /ˈsɑː.lɪd-/

solidly adverb (HARD)

strongly and ​firmly: The ​houseseems very solidly ​built.

solidly adverb (CONTINUOUS)

in a ​regular or ​continuous way, without ​suddenchanges: The ​economy has been ​growing solidly for five ​years now.

solidly adverb (CERTAINLY)

agreeing with or ​supporting someone ​completely: My ​colleagues are solidly behind me on this ​issue.
(Definition of solidly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “solidly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚硬的, 坚固地,牢固地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅硬的, 堅固地,牢固地…
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