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English definition of “duly”

duly

adverb     /ˈdjuː.li/ US  /ˈduː-/
in the correct way or at the correct time; as expected: He knew he had been wrong, and duly apologized. She asked for his autograph and he duly obliged by signing her programme.Accurate and exact
(Definition of duly adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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