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English definition of “purely”

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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