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English definition of “sternly”

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adverb uk   /ˈstɜː us    /ˈstɝːn-/
in a way that shows disapproval: "This kind of behaviour is not acceptable," said the teacher sternly.
Translations of “sternly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲地,苛刻地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉地,苛刻地…
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