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English definition of “purely”


adverb     /pjʊə.li/ US  /pjʊr-/
C1 only: On a purely practical level , it is difficult to see how such proposals would work . We made this decision purely for financial reasons .Single, double and multiple purely and simply for only one reason or purpose : They decided to close the museum purely and simply because it cost too much to run .Single, double and multiple
(Definition of purely adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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