[ pur-puhs-lee ]
/ ˈpɜr pəs li /
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intentionally; deliberately: He tripped me purposely.
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OTHER WORDS FROM purposelyun·pur·pose·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH purposelypurposefully, purposely
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British Dictionary definitions for purposely
/ (ˈpɜːpəslɪ) /
for a definite reason; on purpose
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