adoptedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adopted +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

adoptedly (comparative more adoptedly, superlative most adoptedly)

  1. In a manner of something adopted.
    • Shakespeare
      LUCIO: Is she your cousin?
      ISABELLA: Adoptedly, as schoolmaids change their names / By vain though apt affection.

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