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English definition of “perfectly”


adverb (RIGHT)   /ˈpɜr·fɪkt·li/
extremely well; in a perfect way: He managed everything perfectly. Perfectly can also mean very or completely: I want to make it perfectly clear that I have no intention of selling this company.
(Definition of perfectly adverb (RIGHT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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