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English

Etymology

From Middle French facile.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈfæsaɪl/

Adjective

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Positive
facile

Comparative
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  1. Easily done or used; taking little effort; lazy.
    His facile approach to the task meant the best result would not be achieved.
  2. Amiable, flexible, easy to get along with.
    His facile disposition made him many friends.

Esperanto

Adverb

facile

  1. easily

French

Pronunciation

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] facilis.

Adjective

facile m. (f. facile, m. plural faciles, f. plural faciles)

  1. easy, simple

Antonyms


Italian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:it:Template:lang:la derivations]] facilis from facere

Adjective

facile m and f (m and f plural facili)

  1. easy
  2. cosy
  3. effortless

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Latin

Adverb

facile (comparative facilius, superlative facillimē)
  1. easily

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