Definition of absolutely in English:


Line breaks: ab¦so|lute¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈabsəluːtli


  • 2Not viewed in relation to other things: white-collar crime increased both absolutely and in comparison with other categories
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    • An historical account will be valid or correct, not absolutely, but in relation to a specific emergent context.
    • This results in increasing site rent, both absolutely and relatively.
    • Today, America's production of world wealth, both absolutely and relatively, is accelerating.
  • 3 Grammar (Of a verb) without a stated object.

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