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adverb sadly pronunciation in American English /ˈsædli/
  1. 1
    used for showing that you think something is bad or wrong

    Sadly, they chose to ignore our advice.

    a sadly neglected puppy

  2. 2
    in a way that shows sadness

    "My best friend is leaving," she said sadly.

    1. a.
      in a way that causes sadness

      Jim Perry was a wonderful employee and will be sadly missed.



a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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