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"clearly" in British English

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clearlyadverb

uk   /ˈklɪə.li/  us   /ˈklɪr.li/
  • clearly adverb (EASY TO UNDERSTAND)

A2 in a way that is easy to see, hear, read, or understand

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  • clearly adverb (CERTAIN)

B1 used to show that you think something is obvious or certain: The accident was clearly the lorry driver's fault. Clearly, you should tell her the truth.

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(Definition of clearly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clearly" in American English

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clearlyadverb

 us   /ˈklɪər·li/
  • clearly adverb (UNDERSTANDABLY)

in a way that is easy to understand, or easy to see or hear: I think this report clearly shows why we have to act now.
  • clearly adverb (CERTAINLY)

certainly; obviously; without a doubt: The accident was clearly the truck driver’s fault.
(Definition of clearly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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