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purposelyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpɜr·pəs·li/
with a ​specificintent: I purposely ​spokeloud enough to be ​overheard.
(Definition of purposely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “purposely”
in Arabic بِشَكْل مَقْصود…
in Korean 고의로, 일부러…
in Portuguese intencionalmente…
in Catalan intencionadament…
in Japanese 意図的に, わざと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 故意地…
in Turkish bile bile, kasten, bilerek…
in Russian умышленно, нарочно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 故意地…
in Italian intenzionalmente…
in Polish celowo…
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