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English definition of “badly”

badly

adverb (IN A BAD WAY)    /ˈbæd.li/ (worse, worst)
A2 in a way that is not acceptable or of good quality: The event was very badly organized. I thought he behaved very badly. Their children are extremely badly behaved.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
(Definition of badly adverb (IN A BAD WAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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