adverb du·ly \ˈdü-lē also ˈdyü-\

: 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

  1. They were duly impressed by her speech.
  2. The objections were duly noted.
  3. The singer duly appeared back on stage for an encore.

First Known Use of DULY

14th century


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