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firmlyadverb

 us   /ˈfɜrm·li/
in a way that will not move, come loose, or fall over: Fasten your seatbelt firmly.
in a solid or strong way: He shook my hand firmly.
in a certain way, or in a way that is unlikely to change: The mayor is firmly committed to reducing crime in the city.
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firmlyadverb

uk   /ˈfɜːm.li/  us   /ˈfɝːm.li/
  • firmly adverb (NOT LOOSELY)

B2 in a way that will not become loose: Make sure the rope is firmly attached before attempting to climb down.

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(Definition of firmly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firmly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 坚固地, 牢固地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堅固地, 牢固地…
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