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English definition of “frankly”

frankly

adverb     /ˈfræŋ.kli/
in an honest and direct way: She spoke very frankly about her experiences.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly B2 used when giving an honest and direct opinion, often one that might upset someone: Quite frankly, I think this whole situation is ridiculous. That's a frankly absurd suggestion.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly
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