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English definition of “all right”

all right

exclamation (VERY GOOD) (not standard alright)    /ˌɔl ˈrɑɪt/ infml
used to express praise or happiness over what has been said or done: "Did you hear I won that writing contest?" "All right!"
(Definition of all right exclamation (VERY GOOD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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