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English definition of “firmly”

firmly

adverb  /ˈfɜrm·li/ us  
in a way that will not move, come loose, or fall over: Fasten your seatbelt firmly.
in a solid or strong way: He shook my hand firmly.
in a certain way, or in a way that is unlikely to change: The mayor is firmly committed to reducing crime in the city.
(Definition of firmly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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