matter-of-factly


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mat·ter-of-fact

(măt′ər-əv-făkt′)
adj.
1. Relating or adhering to facts; literal.
2. Straightforward or unemotional: "the matter-of-fact tones in which the local guides describe the history of the various places" (New York Times).

mat′ter-of-fact′ly adv.
mat′ter-of-fact′ness n.
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matter-of-factly

adv
in a matter-of-fact manner
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matter-of-factly

adv say, answernüchtern, sachlich; explainsachlich; I hated her, he said matter-of-factlyich habe sie gehasst, sagte er nüchtern
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