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adverb uk   us   /ˈneɪm.li/
C1 used when you want to give more detail or be more exact about something you have just said: We need to get more teachers into the classrooms where they're most needed, namely in high poverty areas. I learned an important lesson when I lost my job, namely that nothing is a hundred percent guaranteed.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 即,也就是說…
in Russian а именно, то есть…
in Turkish yani..., şöyle ki...…
in Chinese (Simplified) 即,也就是说…
in Polish mianowicie…
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