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adverb     easily pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    without difficulty or effort

    I could easily manage without a car.

    You could easily get there in a day.

    To her surprise the key turned easily in the lock.

    I don’t think she’s easily impressed.

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  2. 2
    used for saying that something is likely to happen or be true

    The situation could easily get worse.

  3. 4
    more quickly or more often than is usual or normal

    Some babies cry more easily than others.

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  4. 5
    in a confident and relaxed way

    He moved easily between traditional and modern jazz.

    Sam and Luke had met before and chatted easily.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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