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doubly

[duhb-lee] /ˈdʌb li/
adverb
1.
to a double measure or degree:
to be doubly cautious.
2.
in a double manner.
3.
Obsolete. with duplicity.
Origin of doubly
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at double, -ly
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doubly

/ˈdʌblɪ/
adverb
1.
to or in a double degree, quantity, or measure: doubly careful
2.
in two ways: doubly wrong
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Word Origin and History for doubly
adv.

late 14c., from double (adj.) + -ly (2).

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