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English definition of “squarely”

squarely

adverb [not gradable]  /ˈskweər·li/ us  
directly and with no doubt: We have to face these issues squarely and honestly. The blame for Wade’s death rests squarely on him. Squarely also means in a direct way and esp. with force: Williams hit the ball squarely, sending it over the fence.
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