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1 in a steady way, without stopping and starting again:
Traffic flowed smoothly.
2 if a planned event, piece of work etc goes smoothly, there are no problems to spoil it:
It'll take about three hours if everything goes smoothly.
Donna keeps the office running smoothly.
3 if you say something smoothly, you say it in a calm and confident way:
'All taken care of,' he said smoothly.
4 in a way that produces a smooth surface:
The jacket fit smoothly over her hips.

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