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.
Recent Examples of duly from the Web
But crippled presidencies aren’t good for the country, and Trump was duly elected.
Fulham dominated the first half but failed to find the back of the net, and have been duly criticised for their reluctance to fire in-front of the target.
The share price duly rallied and has since hit a yearly high.
In the end, the much-smaller Stark came out on top, with Brienne duly impressed by her quick work.(Littlefinger and Sansa, who looked on from above, were equally unnerved.) Arya's ensuing request?
Allowing insurers to sell across state lines would, in practice, mean allowing insurers in (loosely regulated) Mississippi to sell cheap, skimpy plans to New Yorkers, thereby nullifying the Empire State’s duly enacted benefit requirements.
The economic impact for the region has been estimated at $30 million and groceries, restaurants, liquor stores and gas stations have been duly warned to stock up, and then stock up some more.
Al Jazeera duly suspended its Egyptian arm, and after a temporary blackout, blamed on technical difficulties, briefly broadcast from London.
The news from Washington was the death of the Republican healthcare bill, and it was duly noted around the late-night dial.
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First Known Use of duly
Synonymsappositely, appropriately, congruously, correctly, properly, fittingly, happily, meetly, right, rightly, suitably
Antonymsimproperly, inappropriately, incongruously, incorrectly, unseemly, unsuitably, wrongly
Related Wordswell; acceptably, adequately, passably, satisfactorily, tolerably; decently, decorously
Near Antonymsunacceptably, unsatisfactorily; inopportunely, unfortunately, unseasonably; inappositely, inaptly, irrelevantly; awkwardly, ungracefully
DULY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of duly for English Language Learners
: in the proper or expected way
: at the correct or expected time
DULY Defined for Kids
Definition of duly for Students
- Preparations were duly made.
legal Definition of duly
- failed to duly deliver
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