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adverb     happily pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    in a happy way

    Yes,” he said, smiling happily.

    He and his wife are happily settled in their new home.

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  2. 2
    used when you are pleased about something

    Happily, she wasn’t injured in the crash.

  3. 3
    in a willing way

    I’ll happily make dinner if you want me to.



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