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rightlyadverb

uk   /ˈraɪt.li/ us   /ˈraɪt.li/
  • rightly adverb (MORALLY ACCEPTABLE)

B2 behaving in a way that is suitable and acceptable: They quite rightly complained to the manager.
rightly or wrongly
used to mean that something may or may not be morally correct, but it is a fact: Rightly or wrongly, she has been given the post of managing director.

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

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rightlyadverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈrɑɪt·li/
with good judgment: You did have the opportunity, and rightly or wrongly, you didn’t follow up on it.
in a way that is considered to be morally good or acceptable or fair: She rightly protested against the idea that women can’t succeed in politics.
with freedom from doubt: I think these people don’t rightly know what they’re doing.
(Definition of rightly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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