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deservedly

adverb uk   /dɪˈzɜː.vɪd.li/ us    /-ˈzɝː-/
If something happens to you deservedly, you deserve it to happen: He won the award for best actor, and deservedly so.
Translations of “deservedly”
in Korean 마땅히…
in Arabic بِاستِحقاق…
in Portuguese merecidamente…
in Catalan merescudament…
in Japanese 当然…
in Italian meritatamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 理所當然地,應得地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 理所应当地…
(Definition of deservedly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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