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adverb per·fect·ly \ˈpər-fik(t)-lē\

Definition of perfectly

  1. 1 :  in a perfect manner

  2. 2 :  to a complete or adequate extent :  quite <was perfectly happy until now>

Examples of perfectly in a sentence

  1. The steak was perfectly cooked.

  2. <you did that handspring perfectly on your first try>

14th Century

First Known Use of perfectly

14th century



PERFECTLY Defined for English Language Learners

perfectly

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adverb per·fect·ly \ˈpər-fik(t)-lē\

Definition of perfectly for English Language Learners

  • : in every way

  • : without errors, mistakes, or flaws : in a perfect way



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