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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (justly)
a. con justicia
The prisoners were treated fairly and humanely.Se trató a los prisioneros con justicia y humanamente.
b. justamente
The tribunal decided that the company had acted fairly.El tribunal decidió que la empresa había actuado justamente.
c. con imparcialidad
Everyone has a right to be treated fairly.Todos tienen derecho a ser tratados con imparcialidad.
d. equitativamente
The benefits of economic growth have not been distributed fairly.Los beneficios del crecimiento económico no se distribuyeron equitativamente.
2. (by the rules)
a. limpiamente
We won this election fairly.Hemos ganado estas elecciones limpiamente.
b. limpio
He accused him of not playing fairly.Lo acusó de no jugar limpio.
3. (quite)
a. bastante
Opening a bank account is a fairly straightforward process.Abrir una cuenta bancaria es un proceso bastante sencillo.
4. (as intensifier)
a. verdaderamente
My uncle fairly jumped from his seat at the news of my cousin's marriage.Mi tío verdaderamente saltó del asiento ante la noticia del casamiento de mi primo.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (justly)
a. justamente
to treat somebody fairlytratar justamente a alguien
to play/fight fairlyjugar/pelear limpio
to come by something fairlyconseguir algo limpiamente
2. (quite; rich, skillful)
a. bastante
it is fairly certain that…es bastante probable que…
he fairly lost his temperperdió por completo los estribos
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fairly [ˈfɛəlɪ]
1 (justly) justamente; con justicia; (impartially) con imparcialidad; (equally) equitativamente
our workers are treated fairly tratamos justamente or con justicia a nuestros trabajadores
the courts treated her fairly
he always enforced rules fairly siempre aplicó las reglas con imparcialidad; the blame must be placed fairly and squarely on the shoulders of the government todo el peso de la culpa debe recaer de lleno sobre el gobierno
I don't think the rules are being applied fairly the United Nations use the same yardstick and apply it fairly and equally to the Palestinians
2 (according to the rules) [+play] limpiamente; limpio
3 (quite) bastante
I'm fairly sure estoy bastante or casi segura; fairly good bastante bueno
I would have thought it was fairly obvious we should be able to get this over fairly quickly
4 (as intensifier) verdaderamente
the literature fairly bulges with illustrations of this el material publicado está verdaderamente repleto de ilustraciones de esto; he fairly ran out of the room poco menos que salió corriendo del cuarto
he fairly beat me to a pulp it fairly took my breath away
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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you are a fairly good actor
eres un actor decente
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