deliberately

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deliberate +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

deliberately (comparative more deliberately, superlative most deliberately)

  1. Intentionally, or after deliberation; not accidentally.
    He deliberately broke that, didn't he?
  2. Taking one's time, slowly and carefully.
    After being called upon, he strode deliberately up to the blackboard.

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