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adverb kindly pronunciation in British English /ˈkaɪndli/
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  1. 1
    in a kind way
    ‘Don’t worry about it,’ she said kindly.
  2. 2
    formal used for asking someone to do something, especially when you are trying to hide the fact that you are annoyed
    Would you kindly stop making that noise?
    1. a.
      used for making a polite request
      Kindly return one copy of the letter to me.
  3. 3
    used for showing that you are grateful to someone
    The Society has kindly allowed us to use the hall.



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