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English definition of “deservedly”

deservedly

adverb     /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.Deserving and deserved
(Definition of deservedly adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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