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Definition of deliberately adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//dɪˈlɪbərətli//
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  1. 1 done in a way that was planned, not by chance synonym intentionally She's been deliberately ignoring him all day.
  2. 2slowly and carefully He packed up his possessions slowly and deliberately.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: deliberately