Definition of busily in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbizəlē/


1In a very active way: he was busily engaged in other activities
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  • Imagine a country where instead of rooting out discrimination, many policy makers are busily blaming women for their disproportionate poverty.
  • Over the last few decades, western civilisations have busily sown the seeds of their own destruction.
  • McConnell appeared with two women MSPs, busily at work in his campaign HQ.
1.1While giving all one’s attention to something: he was busily writing away
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  • We begin this week on Outcast Island, where Dylan is busily spearing fish.
  • Seated in front of what had been the bar, Morgan was busily keying in on the computer.
  • Behind the Irish coach, the camera pans over familiar ex-players all contributing, rather than administrators busily filling in their expenses slips.
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