not merely

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Definition of not merely

used to say that one thing is true and that another thing is also true He was not merely a great baseball player, he was also a great person.

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“Not merely.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20merely. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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