Definition of 'friendly'
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It is a myth that wood burning is environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The atmosphere is friendly as hipsters mingle with young families. The Sun (2016)Are the people kind and friendly? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unlike existing robots, these would be designed to be ephemeral and environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People can do something about it by refusing single-use plastic packaging and opting for environmentally friendly products instead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So is the answer to move away from real vanilla, and toward more environmentally friendly ways of scaling up production of artificial vanilla? Smithsonian Mag (2017)Saturn merges with the moon in your talk chart and though you come across as calm and friendly, people take what you say seriously. The Sun (2017)They have to grow food and make a profit but we've found them to be fantastic in trying to keep their farms environmentally friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In the flesh she looks just as incredible, but is also warm, friendly and extremely down to earth. The Sun (2016)He hopes for another opportunity against Spain tomorrow, rejecting the suggestion that the friendly match is all about experimentation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This year he has gone for a friendly atmosphere. The Sun (2015)He gave me a friendly pat on the arm. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The service by the friendly waiters was spot on. Times, Sunday Times (2013) People are friendly and support each other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The forward felt pain after playing in a friendly match two weeks ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Upon arrival we noticed very quickly we were not greeted with friendly faces. Christianity Today (2000)She is a very friendly and pleasant presenter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The face of the car is friendly but also slightly menacing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are also produced in a sustainable and ethically and environmentally friendly manner. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The stranger with the friendly smile was studying me. The Other Side of MeHigh flint walls surround it on sides and friendly trees from neighbouring offer shade and privacy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It did not feel like a meaningless friendly match. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The members seem to enjoy the family setting and there is a very friendly atmosphere. The Sun (2011)The food is delicious and the service friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is not enough to show the world a friendly face. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everyone found him to be a very friendly and most pleasant person. Times, Sunday Times (2013) People seemed so friendly and open. The Sun (2008)Good advice from a friendly face. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can watch pre-season friendlies as early as this week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Real bears might have ENJOYED a rather more friendly reception. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of the young players are training with us and some have played in some friendly games, but we need to use the squad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Villa finished the season in style and have a 100 per cent record in pre-season friendlies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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