ˈfɛəlɪ нареч.
1) а) красиво, мило The table was set fairly. ≈ Стол был чудесно сервирован. б) уст. спокойно;
вежливо (о поведении человека) Syn : quietly
2) а) должным образом б) беспристрастно, объективно, справедливо The story was told fairly and objectively. ≈ История была рассказана честно и объективно. Syn : impartially, without bias
3) довольно;
в некоторой степени a fairly easy problem ≈ довольно простая задачка Syn : rather
4) четко, ясно, отчетливо, явно I have fairly seen him. ≈ Я отчетливо его разглядела. Syn : absolutely, quite честно;
справедливо, беспристрастно - to win /to gain/ smth. * получить что-л. честно /по справедливости/ - to act * by all men поступать справедливо по отношению ко всем людям довольно;
в известной степени;
сносно - * good довольно хороший - she sings * well она неплохо поет - we could see and hear * well нам было довольно хорошо видно и слышно - his suggestion * took my breath away от его предложения у меня просто дух захватило (эмоционально-усилительно) совершенно, явно;
весьма - he is * beside himself он совершенно вне себя - the boat was * under way корабль был уже на полном ходу благоприятно;
надлежащим, соответствующим образом - a town * situated город, хорошо расположенный - he may * have high hopes он вправе питать большие надежды ясно, четко, разборчиво - to write * писать разборчиво fairly амер. безусловно;
фактически ~ беспристрастно ~ довольно;
в известной степени;
fairly often (well) довольно часто (хорошо) ~ справедливо, беспристрастно ~ справедливо ~ честно ~ явно;
in fairly close relations в весьма близких отношениях ~ довольно;
в известной степени;
fairly often (well) довольно часто (хорошо) ~ явно;
in fairly close relations в весьма близких отношениях present ~ представлять точные данные

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

Смотреть что такое "fairly" в других словарях:

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  • fairly — [fer′lē] adv. [ME: see FAIR1 & LY2] 1. justly; equitably 2. moderately; somewhat [fairly hot] 3. clearly; distinctly 4. virtually; in effect …   English World dictionary

  • fairly — I (clearly) adverb absolutely, aperte, certainly, dare, completely, conspicuously, decidedly, decisively, definitely, discernibly, distincte, distinctively, distinctly, distinguishably, doubtlessly, evidently, explicitly, fully, indubitably,… …   Law dictionary

  • fairly — [adv1] somewhat adequately, averagely, enough, kind of, moderately, more or less, passably, pretty well, quite, rather, ratherish, reasonably, some, something, sort of, so so*, tolerably; concept 786 fairly [adv2] justly deservedly, equitably,… …   New thesaurus

  • fairly — (adv.) c.1400, handsomely, from FAIR (Cf. fair) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning impartially is from 1670s; somewhat is from 1805; meaning totally is earlier (1590s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fairly — ► ADVERB 1) with justice. 2) moderately. 3) actually; positively …   English terms dictionary

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  • fairly — adverb Date: 12th century 1. in a handsome manner < a table fairly set > 2. obsolete a. in a gentle manner ; quietly b. in a courteous manner 3. so to speak ; nearly, practically …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fairly — fair, fairly adverbs. Fair is used in its ordinary meaning ‘in a fair manner’ in several fixed expressions, e.g. to bid fair, to play fair, fair between the eyes. In dialect use and in some non British varieties it is used to mean ‘completely,… …   Modern English usage

  • fairly — /fair lee/, adv. 1. in a fair manner; justly or honestly; impartially. 2. moderately; tolerably: a fairly heavy rain. 3. properly; legitimately: a claim fairly made. 4. clearly; distinctly: fairly seen. 5. Chiefly Southern U.S. a. actually;… …   Universalium

  • fairly — fair|ly W2S1 [ˈfeəli US ˈferli] adv 1.) [+ adjective/adverb] more than a little, but much less than very →↑quite ▪ The house had a fairly large garden. ▪ She speaks English fairly well. ▪ The instructions seem fairly straightforward. see usage… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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