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knowinglyadverb

uk   /ˈnəʊ.ɪŋ.li/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/
C2 in a way that shows you know about something: She smiled knowingly at him.C2 If you do something knowingly, you do it knowing what will be its likely effect: I've never knowingly offended him.
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