Definition of purely in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpyo͝orlē/


1In a pure manner: act nobly, speak purely, and think charitably
1.1Entirely; exclusively: the purpose of the meeting was purely to give information
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  • If we were to look at this purely in terms of military gains the answer would be obvious.
  • In purely military terms they posed no threat to the Reichswehr and the state police.
  • It is almost impossible to think of a law that is purely and exclusively about one topic.
entirely, completely, absolutely, wholly, exclusively, solely, only, just, merely

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Syllabification: pure·ly

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