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Definition of controversially adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

controversially

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˌkɒntrəˈvɜːʃəli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntrəˈvɜːrʃəli//
 
 
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in a way that causes a lot of angry public discussion and disagreement Punishments for prisoners include loss of privileges and, more controversially, the stopping of visits.