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purely

adverb uk   /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.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.
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in Korean 순전히…
in Arabic فَقَط…
in Portuguese puramente…
in Catalan purament, únicament…
in Japanese ただ単に, 完全に…
in Italian soltanto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僅僅,純粹地…
in Russian только, исключительно…
in Turkish tamamen, sadece, tümüyle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仅仅,纯粹地…
in Polish wyłącznie, jedynie…
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