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remotely

[ ri-moht-lee ]
/ rɪˈmoʊt li /
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adverb

to a very small degree; slightly or faintly: Few people believe such an outcome to be even remotely credible.
at or from a distance, typically by means of an electronic connection: We can work remotely or on the client site, depending on your requirements. The system is remotely controlled from a central computer.
distantly or indirectly; not immediately: He’s remotely related to my wife. We consulted everyone closely or remotely involved with the project before deciding how to proceed.
in an isolated place: The farmhouse is remotely situated on one of southern Africa's largest private nature reserves.
far away; distantly: Our system uses a single power pack to provide hydraulic power to remotely placed fans up to 200 feet away.

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Origin of remotely

OTHER WORDS FROM remotely

un·re·mote·ly, adverb
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