Significado de “rightly” - en el Diccionario Inglés

rightly en inglés británico

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uk /ˈraɪ us /ˈraɪ

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.

Más ejemplos

  • He's very concerned about the situation and rightly so.
  • She quite rightly felt very cross about how she'd been treated.
  • They quite rightly said they wouldn't accept the proposal.
  • She quite rightly said she wasn't going to do the extra work.
  • James, quite rightly, asked her to moderate her language.

(Definición de rightly del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

rightly en inglés americano

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rightlyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈrɑɪt·li/

rightly adverb [ not gradable ] (WISELY)

with good judgment:

You did have the opportunity, and rightly or wrongly, you didn’t follow up on it.

rightly adverb [ not gradable ] (MORALLY)

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.

rightly adverb [ not gradable ] (WITHOUT DOUBT)

with freedom from doubt:

I think these people don’t rightly know what they’re doing.

(Definición de rightly del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)