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du·ly

 (do͞o′lē, dyo͞o′-)
adv.
1. In a proper manner: a duly appointed official.
2. At the expected time.

[Middle English duely, from due, due; see due.]

duly

(ˈdjuːlɪ)
adv
1. in a proper or fitting manner
2. at the proper time; punctually
[C14: see due, -ly2]

du•ly

(ˈdu li, ˈdyu-)

adv.
1. in a due manner; properly; fittingly.
2. in due season; punctually.
[1350–1400; Middle English duelich(e). See due, -ly]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.duly - at the proper time; "she was duly apprised of the raise"

duly

adverb
2. on time, promptly, in good time, punctually, at the stated time, at the proper time The engineer duly arrived, expecting to have to repair the boiler.
Translations
كالمُتَوَقَّع
správněvčas
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beklendiği gibigereğince

duly

[ˈdjuːlɪ] ADV
1. (= as expected) [arrive, land] → como estaba previsto
he duly arrived at threellegó a las tres, como estaba previsto
I was duly grateful for his assistancecomo cabe esperar, le agradecí su asistencia
the visitors were duly impressedlos visitantes quedaron muy impresionados, como era de esperar
2. (= properly) [elect, sign] → debidamente
the point was duly noted in the minutesse tomó debida nota de ese punto

duly

[ˈdjuːli] adv
(= accordingly) → comme convenu, comme dû
He demanded an apology, which he duly received
BUT Il a exigé des excuses qu'il a obtenues.
(= according to plan) → comme prévu
(= properly) → comme il faut, comme il convient

duly

adv
(= properly) elect, note, signordnungsgemäß, vorschriftsmäßig; to be duly grateful/sympathetic/impressedgebührend dankbar/mitfühlend/beeindruckt sein; I was duly surprisedich war entsprechend überrascht
(= as expected)wie erwartet; (= in due course)dann auch; he duly obligedwie erwartet tat er es auch, er tat es dann auch; she duly went to China in Aprilwie erwartet fuhr sie im April nach China, so fuhr sie dann im April nach China

duly

[ˈdjuːlɪ] adv (properly) → come si deve, debitamente; (as expected) → come previsto, secondo le previsioni; (on time) → a tempo debito
he duly arrived at 3 → è arrivato alle 3 come previsto
everybody was duly shocked → tutti sono rimasti debitamente scioccati

due

(djuː) adjective
1. owed. I think I'm still due some pay; Our thanks are due to the doctor.
2. expected according to timetable, promise etc. The bus is due in three minutes.
3. proper. Take due care.
adverb
directly South. sailing due east.
noun
1. what is owed, especially what one has a right to. I'm only taking what is my due.
2. (in plural) charge, fee or toll. He paid the dues on the cargo.
ˈduly adverb
properly; as expected. The bus duly arrived.
ˈdue to
brought about by. His success was due to hard work.
give (someone) his due
to be fair to someone.

see also owe.
References in classic literature ?
The wedding was duly performed and the young couple sat down to the wedding-feast.
For without you mortals hold no banquet, -- where one does not duly pour sweet wine in offering to Hestia both first and last.
How can the trade between the different States be duly regulated, without some knowledge of their relative situations in these and other respects?
As they had been duly forewarned by Bashti, the penalty for infraction of the rules he had laid down was staking out on the reef at low tide to be eaten by the fish-sharks.
When the reader hath duly reflected on these many charms which all centered in our heroe, and considers at the same time the fresh obligations which Mrs Waters had to him, it will be a mark more of prudery than candour to entertain a bad opinion of her because she conceived a very good opinion of him.
For it is a thousand times more credible, that four mutable elements, and one immutable fifth essence, duly and eternally placed, need no God, than that an army of infinite small portions, or seeds unplaced, should have produced this order and beauty, without a divine marshal.
Ne'ertheless I will give her my blessing when she is duly wedded.
Quitting the good city of old Manhatto, I duly arrived in New Bedford.
Imagine a woman duly decorated, according to the new Code; with the front half (i.
After a prolonged inspection, Bwikov seemed to recover his spirits, for he said something to which I duly replied.
While there she incidentally contrived to hurry Ludovic Speed in his leisurely courting of Theodora Dix, as related duly in another chronicle of her history.
In the morning, Thomas Mugridge being duly bribed, the galley is pleasantly areek with the odour of their frying; while dolphin meat is served fore and aft on such occasions as Johnson catches the blazing beauties from the bowsprit end.