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adverb evenly pronunciation in British English /ˈiːv(ə)nli/
  1. 1
    so that all parts of a surface are covered with the same amount of something

    Sprinkle the sugar evenly over the cake mixture.

    1. a.
      so that equal amounts of something are given to each person

      Profits are evenly distributed among the directors at the end of the year.

  2. 2
    with each person having an equal chance to win
    evenly matched/balanced:

    The two teams are fairly evenly matched.

    The contest remains evenly balanced.

  3. 3
    in a regular way, with equal amounts of space or time between things

    She was asleep and breathing evenly.

    The posts were evenly spaced, about 20 metres apart.

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