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English definition of “openly”

openly

adverb uk   /ˈəʊ.pən.li/ us    /ˈoʊ-/
C1 without hiding any of your thoughts or feelings: They were openly contemptuous of my suggestions. We discussed our reservations about the contract quite openly.Honesty, openness and sincerity
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