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ex·press·ly

 (ĭk-sprĕs′lē)
adv.
1. In an express or a definite manner; explicitly: I expressly ordered the visitor to leave.
2. Especially; particularly: tools designed expressly for left-handed workers.

expressly

(ɪkˈsprɛslɪ)
adv
1. for an express purpose; with specific intentions
2. plainly, exactly, or unmistakably

ex•press•ly

(ɪkˈsprɛs li)

adv.
1. specially: I came expressly to see you.
2. explicitly.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.expressly - with specific intentions; for the express purpose; "she needs the money expressly for her patients"

expressly

Translations
بوُضوح
skÿrt, greinilega

expressly

[ɪksˈpreslɪ] ADV
1. (= explicitly) [state, inform, deny, forbid] → explícitamente, claramente; [instruct] → expresamente
2. (= specially) → expresamente, especialmente

expressly

[ɪkˈsprɛsli] adv
(= specifically) → spécialement
expressly for sb → spécialement pour qn
(= explicitly) [forbid] → expressémentexpress mail n (British) (= system) → courrier m exprèsexpress train nrapide m

expressly

adv
(= explicitly) forbid, state, exclude, allowausdrücklich; not expressly illegalnicht ausdrücklich verboten
(= specifically) design, write, makespeziell; he did it expressly to annoy me (= intentionally)er hat es absichtlich or bewusst getan, um mich zu ärgern

expressly

[ɪksˈprɛslɪ] advespressamente

express

(ikˈspres) verb
1. to put into words. He expressed his ideas very clearly.
2. (with oneself etc) to put one's own thoughts into words. You haven't expressed yourself clearly.
3. to show (thoughts, feelings etc) by looks, actions etc. She nodded to express her agreement.
4. to send by fast (postal) delivery. Will you express this letter, please?
adjective
1. travelling, carrying goods etc, especially fast. an express train; express delivery.
2. clearly stated. You have disobeyed my express wishes.
adverb
by express train or fast delivery service. Send your letter express.
noun
1. an express train. the London to Cardiff express.
2. the service provided eg by the post office for carrying goods etc quickly. The parcel was sent by express.
exˈpressly adverb
in clear, definite words. I expressly forbade you to do that.
exˈpression (-ʃən) noun
1. a look on one's face that shows one's feelings. He always has a bored expression on his face.
2. a word or phrase. `Dough' is a slang expression for `money`.
3. (a) showing of thoughts or feelings by words, actions etc. This poem is an expression of his grief.
4. the showing of feeling when eg reciting, reading aloud or playing a musical instrument. Put more expression into your playing!
exˈpressionless adjective
(of a face or voice) showing no feeling. a cold, expressionless tone.
exˈpressive (-siv) adjective
showing meaning or feeling clearly. She has an expressive look on her face.
exˈpressiveness noun
exˈpressively adverb
exˈpressway noun
a divided highway; a motorway.
References in classic literature ?
The quaint old garden had sheltered many pairs of lovers, and seemed expressly made for them, so sunny and secluded was it, with nothing but the tower to overlook them, and the wide lake to carry away the echo of their words, as it rippled by below.
Tis expressly against the law of arms; 'tis as arrant a piece of knavery, mark you now, as can be offered in the 'orld.
He marvelled, indeed, at the violence with which he had thrust back the kind old man, when merely proffering the advice which it was his duty to bestow, and which the minister himself had expressly sought.
And here be it said, that whenever it has been convenient to consult one in the course of these dissertations, I have invariably used a huge quarto edition of Johnson, expressly purchased for that purpose; because that famous lexicographer's uncommon personal bulk more fitted him to compile a lexicon to be used by a whale author like me.
This is one of the roses of Eden that the Lord has dropped down expressly for the poor and lowly, who get few enough of any other kind.
There were misunderstandings between them, Emma; he said so expressly.
She expressly conditioned, however, for paying no visits, and would do no more than accompany them to Gray's in Sackville Street, where Elinor was carrying on a negotiation for the exchange of a few old-fashioned jewels of her mother.
Adele now petitioned to go down; but I took her on my knee, and gave her to understand that she must not on any account think of venturing in sight of the ladies, either now or at any other time, unless expressly sent for: that Mr.
Her eyebrows and eyelashes were just a shade darker than her hair, and seemed made expressly for those violet-blue eyes, which assert their most irresistible charm when associated with a fair complexion.
The rough, irregular stones of the street, pointing every way, and designed, one might have thought, expressly to lame all living creatures that approached them, had dammed it into little pools; these were surrounded, each by its own jostling group or crowd, according to its size.
We were all extremely glad to see Traddles so put down, and exalted Steerforth to the skies: especially when he told us, as he condescended to do, that what he had done had been done expressly for us, and for our cause; and that he had conferred a great boon upon us by unselfishly doing it.
The stranger looked at me again - still cocking his eye, as if he were expressly taking aim at me with his invisible gun - and said, "He's a likely young parcel of bones that.