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evenly adv
1 in equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way; "a class evenly divided between girls and boys"; "they split their winnings equally"; "deal equally with rich and poor" [syn: equally] [ant: unevenly, unevenly]
2 in a level and regular way [ant: unevenly]

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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. In a manner that leaves no remainder.
    12 is evenly divisible by 2, 3, 4 and 6.


so as to make flat
  • Norwegian: jevnt
in a fair manner
  • Norwegian: likt
in a manner that leaves no remainder
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