Fairly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈferli|  American pronunciation of the word fairly
Brit.  |ˈfɛːli|  British pronunciation of the word fairly

adverb

- to certain extent or degree(syn: jolly, middling, moderately, passably, pretty, reasonably, somewhat)

he is fairly clever with computers

- without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner(syn: evenhandedly, fair)

deal fairly with one another

- in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating(syn: clean, fair)

they played fairly

Examples

It's a fairly common disease.

I told the story as fairly as possible.

He reports fairly on the issues.

He beat me fairly and squarely.

The table was set fairly.

The story was told fairly and objectively.

I have fairly seen him.

The house had a fairly large garden.

She speaks English fairly well.

The instructions seem fairly straightforward.

I felt I hadn't been treated fairly.

He fairly raced past us on his bike.

he is fairly clever with computers

They go out to dinner fairly often.

Their job is to report the news accurately and fairly.

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