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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 ?
It was further matured, and the faith of all the then thirteen States expressly plighted and engaged that it should be perpetual, by the Articles of Confederation in 1778.
His wife and his mother (who lives with him) had expressly desired that he would make those inquiries; their doubts having been aroused by Norah's evasive answers when they questioned her about her sister.
If I were to plead anything in mitigation of the preposterous fancy that a bad design will sometimes claim to be a good and an expressly religious design, it would be the curious coincidence that it has been brought to its climax in these pages, in the days of the public examination of late Directors of a Royal British Bank.
The members of the confederacy are expressly restricted from entering into compacts prejudicial to the empire; from imposing tolls and duties on their mutual intercourse, without the consent of the emperor and diet; from altering the value of money; from doing injustice to one another; or from affording assistance or retreat to disturbers of the public peace.
ALTERATIONS in the body of the instrument are expressly authorized.
With him there was a well-known professor of philosophy, who had come from Harkov expressly to clear up a difference that had arisen between them on a very important philosophical question.
On this supposition, I, in the first place, described this matter, and essayed to represent it in such a manner that to my mind there can be nothing clearer and more intelligible, except what has been recently said regarding God and the soul; for I even expressly supposed that it possessed none of those forms or qualities which are so debated in the schools, nor in general anything the knowledge of which is not so natural to our minds that no one can so much as imagine himself ignorant of it.
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.
2) The Convention of London expressly reserves to every nation the right of waging war so long as it does not interfere with the traffic and all that implies.
And the third, simulation, in the affirmative; when a man industriously and expressly feigns and pretends to be, that he is not.
Their tempers were mild, but their principles were steady, and while his parent so expressly forbade the connection, they could not allow themselves to encourage it.
They played so nicely the "Shining Emperor Waltz," composed expressly in honor of the Tin Woodman by Mr.