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  • adv. In a compatible manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a compatible manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a compatible manner; fitly; suitably; consistently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with compatibility


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  • (though not always) an attempt to resolve the foregoing dilemma compatibly with materialism.

    Representational Theories of Consciousness

  • A discreet virtuoso, Yates adapts skipping folk-fiddle melodies to trumpet, flugelhorn and tenor horn, and his engaging themes – full of light, fluttering figures – are compatibly supported by Bende's bell-like chording and Byrne's galloping low-register sounds on the bodhran drum and Latin-American cajon.

    Neil Yates: Five Countries – review

  • Want a list of compatibly issues; just search for your favorite flavor -- it's not pretty.

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  • Reed in 1971, "the Court has repeatedly recognized that neither federal nor state government acts compatibly with the equal protection principle when a law or official policy denies to women, simply because they are women, full citizenship stature -- equal opportunity to aspire, achieve, participate in and contribute to society based on their individual talents and capacities."

    Justice Scalia's unsettling interpretation

  • Mehldau often applies his hypnotic improv approach to Broadway standards, bebop, folk-pop classics or the music of Radiohead – and Thile's fast-flowing long lines, and cherishing of catchy themes within the loosest spontaneous flights fit that very compatibly.

    This week's new live music

  • They also look for emotional support, compatibly and romanticism.

    The Conversation: Why Do Men And Women Get Married?

  • While Facebook or other social networking devices can be valuable tools for searching for a prospective roommate, students should understand that they need not search for a “best friend forever,” but instead a person with whom they can live compatibly within the small confines of a typical dorm room.

    How to get the right college roommate

  • They each must have immediately recognized someone of compatibly feisty spirits and strong opinions.

    We Remember - Adele Margolis, 1909 - 2009

  • He and Xerxadrea now seemed more compatibly attired, enough to perform a funeral rite.

    Fatal Circle

  • My advice to the owners was that they do whatever they could to make the newer parts of the house more compatible with the old so that the older energies could live more peacefully and compatibly with the new.

    Knock and the Door Will Open


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