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

 

purposely

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈpɜːpəsli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɜːrpəsli//
 
 
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on purpose; deliberately He sat down, purposely avoiding her gaze.
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