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namelyadverb

uk   /ˈneɪm.li/  us   /ˈneɪm.li/
C1 used when you want to give more detail or be more exact about something you have just said: We need to get more teachers into the classrooms where they're most needed, namely in high poverty areas. I learned an important lesson when I lost my job, namely that nothing is a hundred percent guaranteed.

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

"namely" in American English

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namelyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈneɪm·li/
to be specific: He suggested that these so-called contributions are something else, namely taxes.
(Definition of namely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “namely”
in Chinese (Simplified) 即,也就是说…
in Turkish yani..., şöyle ki...…
in Russian а именно, то есть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 即,也就是說…
in Polish mianowicie…
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