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jointly

[joint-lee]
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  1. together; in combination or partnership; in common: My brother and I own the farm jointly.
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Origin of jointly

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at joint, -ly
Related formsqua·si-joint·ly, adverb
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adv.

c.1300, from joint (adj.) + -ly (2). It seems to have chased out joinly (early 15c.).

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