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fairly

[ fair-lee ]
/ ˈfɛər li /
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adverb
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Origin of fairly

A Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at fair1, -ly
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How to use fairly in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fairly

fairly
/ (ˈfɛəlɪ) /

adverb
(not used with a negative) moderately
as deserved; justly
(not used with a negative) positively; absolutelythe hall fairly rang with applause
archaic clearly
obsolete courteously
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