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English definition of “knowingly”

knowingly

adverb
 
 
/ˈnəʊɪŋli/
INTENTIONALLY If you knowingly do something, you mean to do it although it is wrong.Aware
SHOWING KNOWLEDGE showing that you know what another person is really thinking: He smiled knowingly.Knowledge and awareness
(Definition of knowingly from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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