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Definition of "expressly" []

  • In an express or a definite manner; explicitly: I expressly ordered the visitor to leave. (adverb)
  • Especially; particularly: tools designed expressly for left-handed workers. (adverb)
  • For an express purpose; with specific intentions (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Plainly, exactly, or unmistakably (adverb)

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Use "expressly" in a sentence
  • "The title expressly describes the work as composed by the Bodhisattva Ma-Ming"
  • "One does not even need to address the history of this Amendment and the decision not to include the word "expressly"."
  • "What the AFL-CIO and the SEIU have stated expressly is they want a contemporaneous fix of the bill (READ “of the excise tax”) to support passage of the Senate health bill."