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Meaning of EXPRESSLY

Pronunciation:  ik'spreslee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  for the express purpose; "she needs the money expressly for her patients"
  2. [adv]  in an explicit manner; "he stated expressly that the needed the money by tomorrow"

EXPRESSLY is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: explicitly, with specific intentions



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ex*press"ly\, adv.
In an express manner; in direct terms; with distinct purpose;
particularly; as, a book written expressly for the young.

      The word of the Lord came expressly unto Ezekiel.
                                               --Ezek. i. 3.

      I am sent expressly to your lordship.    --Shak.

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