duly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “duly” in the English Dictionary

"duly" in British English

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dulyadverb

uk   /ˈdjuː.li/  us   /ˈduː-/
in the ​correct way or at the ​correcttime; as ​expected: He ​knew he had been ​wrong, and duly ​apologized. She ​asked for his ​autograph and he duly obliged by ​signing her ​programme.
(Definition of duly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"duly" in American English

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dulyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈdu·li/
in the ​correct way or at the ​correcttime: duly ​electedofficials Duly ​signed by the ​president, the ​bill will ​becomelaw.
(Definition of duly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"duly" in Business English

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dulyadverb

uk   us   /ˈdjuːli/
LAW in the way that is ​correct or expected according to the ​law or ​rules: Each Director shall ​holdoffice 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 ​bindingagreement.
(Definition of duly from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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