naturally

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English naturally, naturaly, naturely, naturaliche, natureliche, equivalent to natural +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnætʃ(ə)ɹəli/
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AdverbEdit

naturally (comparative more naturally, superlative most naturally)

  1. In a natural manner.
    Although he was unused to the situation, he tried to act naturally.
  2. Inherently or by nature.
    Boys are naturally aggressive.
  3. Surely or without any doubt.
    I shall naturally protest at that decision.

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