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pointedlyadverb

 us   /ˈpɔɪn·tɪd·li/
in an ​obvious and ​intentional way: She pointedly ​ignored him.
(Definition of pointedly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"pointedly" in British English

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pointedlyadverb

uk   /ˈpɔɪn.tɪd.li/  us   /-t̬ɪd-/
in a very ​obvious way, usually to ​expresscriticism or ​disapproval: He pointedly ​ignored her after the show.
(Definition of pointedly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pointedly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 显然地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顯然地…
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