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How to use duly in a sentence
The visitors decided not to get too involved and did not step out of the fish bowl that duly prepared for them in advance.
So it is that each year we’re duly notified of a new eye-watering, why-would-we-need-that speed record.Japan Sets New Record for Internet Speed at 319 Terabits per Second | Jason Dorrier | July 18, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Lemercier’s impression of Dion is dead-on, and she duly portrays the singer as gawky and awkward—but the movie doesn’t go any further in broadening the character, to a point where she could be funny.‘Aline,’ Cannes’ Unauthorized Celine Dion Biopic, Is Like a Will Ferrell Movie Without the Jokes | Caspar Salmon | July 14, 2021 | The Daily Beast
In this version of Bridgerton, the inclusion of racially conscious casting becomes a convenient mechanism by which racism as a theme can be duly eliminated — a move that undermines much of the show’s other attempts at seriousness.
Either Bridgerton is set in our world and duly flubs its handling of racial identity, or it isn’t, and thus arguably gets a pass.
William appears to have organized acquiescence by English lords for John, and was duly awarded when he was made Earl of Pembroke.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame | William O’Connor | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We say, of course, that we will work with any duly elected Israeli government.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections | Aaron David Miller | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Neymar duly scored from the spot, his second goal of the match, and Brazil were ahead 2-1.Brazil Slips Past Croatia, Thanks to Yuichi Nishimura | Tunku Varadarajan | June 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For his loyal work on behalf of Putin, Zharov was duly awarded for his “service to the Fatherland.”Meet the Censors, Propagandists and Outright Liars Who Won Putin’s Pulitzers | James Kirchick | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You are duly, and rightly, dumped before the drink menu even lands.
As an M.P. you are duly qualified to accept any appointment under the Crown when the Government ask you.
At the third meeting, however, there was a full quorum, and the business done at the previous meetings was duly confirmed.Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year 1924-25 | General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
Those who collect taxes without being duly authorized by Government, or misappropriate public funds.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Violation of the immunity due to those who come with this mission, duly accredited, in the form prescribed by international law.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Every one had read or heard something exceedingly horrible, which he duly communicated to all the rest.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for duly
in a proper or fitting manner
at the proper time; punctually
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