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pretty

1 adverb
     
pret‧ty1 S2 W3 [+ adjective/adverb] spoken
1 fairly or more than a little:
I'm pretty sure he'll say yes.
She still looks pretty miserable.
see usage note rather
2 very:
Dinner at Luigi's sounds pretty good to me.
3

pretty well/much

almost completely:
He hit the ball pretty well exactly where he wanted it.
The guard left us pretty much alone.
They're all pretty much the same.
4

pretty nearly

also pretty near American English almost:
The shock of Pat's death pretty near killed Roy.

➔ be sitting pretty

at sit (9)

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