Examples of purposely in a Sentence
the real estate agent purposely withheld information that would have discouraged us from buying the property
Recent Examples of purposely from the Web
Ellen Ochoa walked purposely across Johnson Space Center’s campus, the unusually sunny day as bright and cheerful as her coral blazer.
It was all framed by a messy bun left that way purposely by celebrity hairstylist Serge Normant.
The Bessemer City Police Department said in a news release that preliminary evidence indicated that the man purposely drove his vehicle into the Surf and Turf Lodge about noon Sunday.
Marvel Studios movies are purposely part of an intertwining story world that spans 20 movies.
The center is purposely being designed with extra capacity in the event that other agencies would like to join.
Instead of duct tape, use Tenacious Tape, which is purposely designed and, in my experience, holds up a little better than duct tape.
In 2016, Lewis sued the company for purposely misclassifying him and other technical writers in order to deny them overtime pay.
Some institutions engaged in the practice are keeping it purposely low-tech and away from artificial intelligence applications — at least for now.
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PURPOSELY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of purposely for English Language Learners
: in a way that is planned or intended : in a deliberate way
PURPOSELY Defined for Kids
Definition of purposely for Students
- Timothy was not purposely trying to frighten me …; he was just being honest.
- —Theodore Taylor, The Cay
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