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English definition of “bluntly”

bluntly

adverb uk   /ˈblʌnt.li/ us  
If you speak bluntly, you speak without trying to be polite or considering other people's feelings: She told me bluntly that I should lose weight. To put it bluntly, I can't afford it.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly
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