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earthly

adjective uk   /ˈɜːθ.li/  us   /ˈɝːθ-/
literary happening in or relating to this world and this physical life, not in heaven or relating to a spiritual life: his earthly existence earthly powers used in questions or negatives to mean possible: What earthly reason can she have for being so horrible to you?
Translations of “earthly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 塵世的, 人間的, 世俗的…
in Russian земной…
in Turkish dünyevî, maddesel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尘世的, 人间的, 世俗的…
in Polish ziemski, doczesny…
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