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"deliberately" in British English

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deliberatelyadverb

uk   /dɪˈlɪb.ər.ət.li/  us   /-ɚ-/
B2 intentionally: I'm ​sure he says these things deliberately to ​annoy me. slowly and ​carefully: Calmly and deliberately, she ​cut up his ​suits one by one.

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

"deliberately" in American English

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deliberatelyadverb

 us   /dɪˈlɪb·ər·ət·li/
intentionally: He did it deliberately to ​annoy me.
(Definition of deliberately from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deliberately”
in Arabic عَمْداً…
in Korean 의도적으로…
in Portuguese deliberadamente, propositadamente, de propósito…
in Catalan deliberadament…
in Japanese 意図的に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 故意地, 慢慢地,谨慎地…
in Turkish kasden, kasıtlı olarak…
in Russian умышленно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 故意地, 慢慢地,謹慎地…
in Italian intenzionalmente, volutamente…
in Polish celowo…
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