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Definitions of duly

  1. at the proper time; "she was duly apprised of the raise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In a fit and becoming manner; fitiy; regularly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Properly: fitly: at the proper time. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Fitly; properly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Properly; fitly; in a suitable or becoming manner; regularly; at the proper time. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Properly; fitly; regularly; at the proper time; over-due, behind in time or payment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. Properly; fitly; regularly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for duly

  1. He was duly affected. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  2. But a second offence shall be duly punished. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
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