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English definition of “frankly”

frankly

adverb    /ˈfræŋk·li/
in an honest, sincere, and truthful way, even when this might make other people uncomfortable: She spoke frankly about her troubled marriage. Frankly is often used when giving an honest and direct opinion: Frankly, I’m worried.
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