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English definition of “duly”

duly

adverb     /ˈdjuːli/
LAW in the way that is correct or expected according to the law or rules: Each Director shall hold office for a term of three years or until a successor is duly elected.duly executed/authorized/registered This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by the Fund and is a legal, valid, and binding agreement.
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