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English definition of “plainly”

plainly

adverb (CLEARLY)    /ˈpleɪn.li/
clearly or obviously: This is plainly wrong. Every footstep could be plainly heard. The men had plainly lied. Plainly, a great deal of extra time will be needed for the security checks. The incentive to sell more is large - and it plainly works.Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of plainly adverb (CLEARLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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