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suc·cess·ful

successful

 
 
pronunciation:
sk ses fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Builder, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a good or favorable result.
The business meeting was very successful.
similar words:
effective
definition 2: having reached a goal.
The firemen were successful in putting out the fire.
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derivations: successfully (adv.), successfulness (n.)
Word Builder: successful +
  • successfully:
    in a way that brings success; in a successful way.
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