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bluntlyadverb

uk   us   /ˈblʌnt.li/
If you ​speak bluntly, you ​speak without ​trying to be ​polite or ​considering other people's ​feelings: She told me bluntly that I should ​loseweight. To put it bluntly, I can't ​afford it.
(Definition of bluntly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bluntly”
in Arabic بِتَبَلُّد…
in Korean 직설적으로…
in Portuguese asperamente, abruptamente, rispidamente…
in Catalan francament, sense embuts…
in Japanese 歯に衣着せず, ずばりと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直言不讳…
in Turkish pervasızca, açıkça, dobra dobra…
in Russian резко…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直言不諱…
in Italian brutalmente, bruscamente…
in Polish prosto z mostu, bez ogródek…
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