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Definitions for expressly
ɪkˈsprɛs liex·press·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expressly(adverb)

    with specific intentions; for the express purpose

    "she needs the money expressly for her patients"


  1. expressly(Adverb)

    In an expressive or explicit manner.

    We were expressly permitted to use the building.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expressly(adverb)

    in an express manner; in direct terms; with distinct purpose; particularly; as, a book written expressly for the young

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expressly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expressly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of expressly in a Sentence

  1. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann:

    A provisional translation by an interpreter shows that he expressly announces, in the name of Allah, and testifying his allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a famous Islamist leader, an act of revenge against the Germans because they're getting in the way of Islam.

  2. Ron Johnson:

    Instead of trying to improve communications, Ron Johnson said, it appears ICE and its parent agency, DHS, are trying to root out Ron Johnson source. Ron Johnson believes the whistleblowers could face retribution for the revelation. The federal government has a very poor record of retaliation, we’ve held numerous hearings about this. It is really quite shocking how often the federal government retaliates. But I certainly will not stand for it, and I certainly don’t think this committee will stand for any retribution against those who had the courage to come forward to reveal this incident. Federal law expressly protects federal employees who provide information to Congress. In the Dec. 3 incident, USCIS agents were investigating Marquez for marriage fraud, stemming from his 2014 union with Mariya Chernykh, a Russian national married to Farook’s brother. Rodriguez told Johnson’s committee that it was a mistake for his agency’s San Bernardino office to refuse entry to ICE investigators.

  3. Erwin Chemerinsky:

    Chief Justice Roberts has expressly said that the Constitution and the government should be colorblind, he sees no difference between government action that discriminates against minorities and one that benefits minorities.

  4. Judge Olu Stevens:

    I recognize how serious it is to accuse someone, either expressly or implicitly, of racism, i do not believe Tom Wine is a racist.

  5. Jonathan Swift:

    What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.

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