Meaning of “pointedly” in the English Dictionary

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"pointedly" in British English

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pointedlyadverb

uk /ˈpɔɪn.tɪd.li/ us /ˈpɔɪn.t̬ɪd.li/

in a very obvious way, usually to express criticism or disapproval:

He pointedly ignored her after the show.

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

"pointedly" in American English

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pointedlyadverb

us /ˈpɔɪn·tɪd·li/

in an obvious and intentional way:

She pointedly ignored him.

(Definition of “pointedly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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