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adjective generous pronunciation in American English /ˈdʒen(ə)rəs/
  1. 1
    giving people more of your time or money than is usual or expected

    Merton is clearly a warm and generous person.

    generous to:

    Billy was very generous to people who had less than he did.

    generous with:

    Lawyers have been generous with their time and talents.

    generous of someone (to do something):

    That's very generous of you.

    1. a.
      a generous present is larger or more expensive than is usual or expected

      The committee expressed thanks to everyone for their generous donations.

      a generous gift

  2. 3
    a generous amount is larger than is usual or necessary

    a generous helping of salad

    a generous court settlement

    There are generous discounts to groups of ten or more.

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generously

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They gave generously to local charities.

"I'll take the kids," Nicky offered generously.

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