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



BrE BrE//ˈpjʊəli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpjʊrli//
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only; completely I saw the letter purely by chance. The charity is run on a purely voluntary basis. She took the job purely and simply for the money. The drapes are purely decorative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: purely