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bluntlyadverb

uk   us   /ˈblʌnt.li/
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.
Translations of “bluntly”
in Korean 직설적으로…
in Arabic بِتَبَلُّد…
in Portuguese asperamente, abruptamente, rispidamente…
in Catalan francament, sense embuts…
in Japanese 歯に衣着せず, ずばりと…
in Italian brutalmente, bruscamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直言不諱…
in Russian резко…
in Turkish pervasızca, açıkça, dobra dobra…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直言不讳…
in Polish prosto z mostu, bez ogródek…
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