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



    BrE BrE//ˈdjuːli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈduːli//
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  1. 1(formal) in the correct or expected manner The document was duly signed by the inspector.
  2. 2at the expected and correct time They duly arrived at 9.30 in spite of torrential rain.
  3. compare unduly
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: duly