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fairly

  

      adv  
1    not used with a negative   moderately  
2    as deserved; justly  
3    not used with a negative   positively; absolutely  
the hall fairly rang with applause     
4    Archaic   clearly  
5    Obsolete   courteously  
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fairy, fair, fair play, fail

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
manufactured according to fair trade principles: équitablement fabriqué?
adj.
having good taste
n.
faire beaucoup de bien
it did not do us much good -> cela ne nous a pas fait beaucoup de bien ; cela ne nous a rien rapporté de bon
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
he is a very good seller
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
n.
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
exp.
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
o.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
exp.
the impossibility to make a good quality product using bad quality materials
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