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English definition of “firmly”

firmly

adverb (NOT LOOSELY)    /ˈfɜːm.li/ US  /ˈfɝːm-/
B2 in a way that will not become loose: Make sure the rope is firmly attached before attempting to climb down it.Safe and secure
(Definition of firmly adverb (NOT LOOSELY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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