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earthlyadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɜrθ·li/
(used in ​questions or ​negatives) ​possible: What earthly ​reason can she have for being so ​rude?
happening in or ​related to the ​physicalworld or ​reallife: All my earthly possessions are in that ​movingvan.
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"earthly" in British English

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earthlyadjective

uk   /ˈɜːθ.li/  us   /ˈɝːθ.li/
literary happening in or ​relating to this ​world and this ​physicallife, not in ​heaven or ​relating to a ​spirituallife: his earthly ​existence earthly ​powers
used in ​questions or ​negatives to ​meanpossible: What earthly reason can she have for being so ​horrible to you?

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(Definition of earthly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “earthly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尘世的, 人间的, 世俗的…
in Turkish dünyevî, maddesel…
in Russian земной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塵世的, 人間的, 世俗的…
in Polish ziemski, doczesny…
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