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British English: /ˈkʌɪndli/
American English: /ˈkaɪn(d)li/

Translation of kindly in French:



  • 1 (in a kind, nice way)
    (speak, look, treat)
    avec gentillesse
    to speak kindly of somebody
    avoir un mot gentil pour quelqu'un
    thank you kindly [dated]
  • 2 (obligingly) she kindly agreed to do
    elle a gentiment accepté de faire
    would you kindly do/refrain from doing
    auriez-vous l'amabilité de faire/de ne pas faire
    ‘would visitors kindly do’, ‘visitors are kindly requested to do’ (British English)
    ‘les visiteurs sont priés de faire’
  • 3 (favourably) to look kindly on
    approuver (activity)
    to think kindly of
    avoir une bonne opinion de (person)
    to take kindly to
    apprécier (idea, suggestion, person)
    I don't think he'll take kindly to being kept waiting
    je ne crois pas qu'il va apprécier qu'on le fasse attendre
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