on a friendly basis

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on a friendly basis

: as friends : in a friendly way
  • The two golfers still compete on a friendly basis.

Word by Word Definitions

friendly play
  1. : of, relating to, or befitting a friend: such as

  2. : showing kindly interest and goodwill

  3. : not hostile

  1. : in a friendly manner : amicably

  1. : one that is friendly

  2. : a match between sports teams and especially international teams that has no connection with league or championship play

basis play
  1. : the bottom of something considered as its foundation

  2. : the principal component of something

  3. : something on which something else is established or based


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