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I enjoy working there – everyone is so friendly.
He will be remembered as a kind, friendly person.
The local people went out of their way to be friendly towards us.
Moscow Dynamo came and played Walsall in a friendly match.
To the Allies, Switzerland was a friendly neutral country.
The new country hopes to establish friendly relations with all its neighbours.
This is the British English definition of friendly. View American English definition of friendly.
relating to the Sun, or coming from the Sun
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