Simple Definition of duly
: in the proper or expected way
: at the correct or expected time
Full Definition of duly
: in a due manner or time : properly <a duly elected official> <duly noted>
Examples of duly in a sentence
They were duly impressed by her speech.
The objections were duly noted.
The singer duly appeared back on stage for an encore.
First Known Use of duly
DULY Defined for Kids
Definition of duly for Students
: in a due or appropriate manner, time, or degree <Preparations were duly made.>
Legal Definition of duly
: in a due manner or time <failed to duly deliver>
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