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distinctly

[ dih-stingkt-lee ]
/ dɪˈstɪŋkt li /
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adverb

in a distinct manner; clearly: Speak more distinctly.
without doubt; unmistakably.

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Origin of distinctly

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English. See distinct, -ly

synonym study for distinctly

1. See clearly.
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