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adverb delicately pronunciation in British English /ˈdelɪkətli/
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  1. 1
    in a careful way, so that something is not damaged
    He placed the fruits delicately into a box.
  2. 2
    in a careful way so that people are not upset or annoyed
    We need to handle the situation very delicately.
  3. 3
    in a graceful way, with small or light movements
    She raised the cup delicately to her lips.


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