Definition of ideally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//aɪˈdiːəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//aɪˈdiːəli//
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  1. 1perfectly; in the most suitable way She's ideally suited for this job.
  2. 2in an imagined way; in a way that is not likely to happen or be real Ideally, I'd like to live in New York, but that's not possible.