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

     

    expressly

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈspresli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈspresli//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1clearly; definitely She was expressly forbidden to touch my papers.
  2. 2for a special and deliberate purpose synonym especially The rule was introduced expressly for this purpose.
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