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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

At the proper time; fittingly; adequately or sufficiently.

Usage examples (33)
  • It should be duly noted that I arrived on time every day this week.
  • She was duly apprised of the raise
  • Here the note-book was produced from under his pillow, and the English word duly written down.
  • When Bombast√™s sees himself flouted, he goes mad, and hangs his boots on a tree, with this label duly displayed: for more
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  • Even though she was "duly" (in a proper manner) promoted to department manager, her head throbbed "dully" (not intense or acute) from stress.
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