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Definition of remotely adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(usually in negative sentences) to a very slight degree synonym slightly It wasn't even remotely funny (= it wasn't at all funny). The two incidents were only remotely connected.
  2. 2from a distance remotely operated Many people are working remotely.
  3. 3far away from places where other people live The church is remotely situated on the north coast of the island.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: remotely