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English definition of “openly”


adverb     /ˈəʊ.pə 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
(Definition of openly adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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