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noun [uncountable] ease pronunciation in British English /iːz/
  1. 1
    the ability to do something easily
    with ease:

    Young children seem to master computer games with ease.

    We completed the climb with relative ease (=fairly easily).

    1. a.
      the fact that something is easy to do
      ease of:

      For maximum ease of use the materials are arranged in groups.

  2. 2
    behaviour that is relaxed and natural

    He was a compassionate doctor blessed with natural ease.

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