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evenly

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EtymologyEdit

even +‎ -ly. Middle English evenlich, from Old English efenlic, from Proto-Germanic *ebnalīkaz.

AdverbEdit

evenly (comparative more evenly, superlative most evenly)

  1. So as to make flat.
    Spread the icing evenly over the cake.
  2. In a fair manner.
    To avoid arguments, he divided the sweets evenly between his two children.
  3. (mathematics) In a manner that leaves no remainder.
    12 is evenly divisible by 2, 3, 4 and 6.

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