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adj. good·li·er, good·li·est
1. Quite large; considerable: a goodly sum.
2. Of pleasing appearance; comely: "a goodly apple rotten at the heart" (Shakespeare).
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adj, -lier or -liest
1. considerable: a goodly amount of money.
2. obsolete attractive, pleasing, or fine: a goodly man.
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adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. of substantial size or amount: a goodly sum.
2. of fine appearance.
3. Archaic. of good quality.
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|Adj.||1.||goodly - large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"|
considerable - large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"
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adjective considerable, large, significant, substantial, tidy (informal), ample, sizable or sizeable He spent a goodly part of his life in America.
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goodly[ˈgʊdlɪ] (frm) ADJ
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
goodly[ˈgʊdli] adj (= substantial) [amount, number, portion] → considérablegood morning excl → bonjour!good name n → réputation f
to protect sb's good name → protéger la réputation de qn
He wanted to protect his friend's good name → Il voulait protéger la réputation de son ami.good-natured [ˌgʊdˈneɪtʃərd] adj
[person] → facile à vivre
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
goodly[ˈgʊdlɪ] adj (frm) → consistente
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