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English definition of “purposely”

purposely

adverb     /ˈpɜː.pəs.li/ US  /ˈpɝː-/
intentionally: The trial has been purposely delayed. I purposely avoid making train journeys during the rush hour.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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