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English definition of “rightly”


adverb (CORRECTLY)    /ˈraɪ
B2 in a correct or exact way: Many people rightly believe that the war is a sham .Accurate and exact Grammar:Right or rightly?We use both right and rightly as adverbs, but they are used in different ways and with different meanings.
(Definition of rightly adverb (CORRECTLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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