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English definition of “right”


adverb (EXACTLY)    /raɪt/
B1 exactly or all the way: I've got a pimple right on the end of my nose. They built a row of hotels right along the sea-front.Accurate and exact used for emphasis: The car ran right (= completely) out of fuel. She walked right (= all the way) past me without noticing me. I'll be right back/I'll be right with you (= I will return very soon).Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions right away/now B1 immediately: You'd better leave right now.Immediately right now at the present time: We're very busy right now.Now Grammar:Right or rightly?We use both right and rightly as adverbs, but they are used in different ways and with different meanings.See more
(Definition of right adverb (EXACTLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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