Definitions for dulyˈdu li, ˈdyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

du•lyˈdu li, ˈdyu-(adv.)

  1. in a due manner; properly; fittingly.

  2. in due season; punctually.

Origin of duly:

1350–1400; ME duelich(e). See due , -ly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. punctually, duly(adverb)

    at the proper time

    "she was duly apprised of the raise"


  1. duly(Adverb)

    In a due, fit, or becoming manner; as it ought to be; properly.

    The citizen's concern was duly noted in the meeting minutes.

  2. duly(Adverb)

    Regularly; at the proper time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duly(adverb)

    in a due, fit, or becoming manner; as it (anything) ought to be; properly; regularly

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


properly; as expected

The bus duly arrived.

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