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friendly
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
friendly /'frendli/
  • tính từ
    • thân mật, thân thiết, thân thiện
      • a friendly smile: một nụ cười thân mật
      • to have friendly relations with one's neighbours: có quan hệ thân mật với láng giềng của mình
      • Friendly Society: hội ái hữu
      • a friendly match: cuộc đấu giao hữu
    • thuận lợi, tiện lợi
    • (tôn giáo) (Friend) thuộc phái Quây-cơ
    • friendly lead
      • cuộc giải trí có quyên tiền (để giúp người nghèo ở Luân-ddôn)
Concise Dictionary
friendlier|friendliest'fren(d)lɪ
noun
+troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
adj.
+characteristic of or befitting a friend
+favorably disposed; not antagonistic or hostile
+easy to understand or use
+of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 amicable, congenial, sociable, companionable, comradely, convivial, familiar, well-disposed, close, on good terms, simpatico, comfortable, at home, neighbourly, clubby, fraternal, brotherly, sisterly, Colloq chummy, pally, thick, Brit matey, US palsy-walsy, buddy-buddy:
We've always been friendly with the people next door.
2 amiable, affectionate, loving, demonstrative, cordial, warm-hearted, warm, genial, agreeable, good-natured, pleasant, kind, kindly, kind-hearted, agreeable, affable, approachable, accessible, unreserved, open, Brit clubbable:
Clare can be very friendly when she wants to be.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective (friendlier, friendliest)
1 ~ to / toward(s) sb behaving in a kind and pleasant way because you like sb or want to help them: a warm and friendly person + Everyone was very friendly towards me.
2 showing kindness; making you feel relaxed and as though you are among friends: a friendly smile / welcome + a small hotel with a friendly atmosphere
3 ~ (with sb) treating sb as a friend: We soon became friendly with the couple next door. + She was on friendly terms with most of the hospital staff. + We were not on the friendliest of terms (= we were not friendly at all).
4 (especially of the relationship between countries) not treating sb/sth as an enemy: to establish / maintain friendly relations with all countries
5 (often in compound adjectives) that is helpful and easy to use; that helps sb/sth or does not harm it: This software is much friendlier than the previous version. + environmentally-friendly farming methods + ozone-friendly cleaning materials
See also - USER-FRIENDLY
6 in which the people, teams, etc. taking part are not seriously competing against each other: a friendly argument + friendly rivalry + (BrE) It was only a friendly match.
friendliness noun [U]: We were greeted with warmth and friendliness.
+ noun (plural friendlies) (also friendly match) (both BrE) a game of football, etc. that is not part of an important competition: He played for England in a friendly against Spain.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

1 behaving in a kind/pleasant way

VERBS

appear, be, look, seem | become

ADV.

exceptionally, extremely, genuinely, really, very
Frank was a genuinely friendly sort.
| perfectly
He seemed detached, almost bored, but perfectly friendly.
| almost
For once he seemed almost friendly.
| quite, reasonably | not exactly, not particularly
Her manner was not exactly friendly
| naturally

PREP.

to, towards
He was always friendly towards me.

2 being friends

VERBS

be, seem | become, get | remain

ADV.

very | pretty, quite
They were quite friendly when they worked together.

PREP.

with
She's very friendly with Maureen.

PHRASES

be on friendly terms (with sb)
We have managed to remain on friendly terms.

3 easy to use/helpful/not harmful

VERBS

be

ADV.

environmentally
environmentally friendly cleaning products

PHRASES

child-/family-friendly
Employers are being encouraged to adopt family-friendly measures like flexible hours.
| ozone-friendly, user-friendly


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