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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdecidedlyde‧cid‧ed‧ly /dɪˈsaɪdɪdli/ ●○○ adverb  1 [+adj/adverb]VERY definitely or in a way that is easily noticed Cole’s style is decidedly more formal than the previous manager’s.2 DETERMINED British English written in a way that shows that you are very sure about a decision ‘I’m not going to do it, ’ said Margaret decidedly.
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decidedlyOne particular candidate responding to the survey went to a great deal of trouble to commit his decidedly anti-headhunting views to paper.His gingery short cropped hair decidedly came from the former.Well, I hope so, and not just because my own wardrobe is decidedly denim dominated.What he had to announce for this year was, particularly in its revenue-raising aspects, decidedly thin, indeed fiscally neutral.It was too early in the trip for a serious attempt and all of us were decidedly under the weather.Some managers were decidedly uneasy about the changes.He arrived at Vera Cruz on November 30, but found himself a decidedly unwelcome visitor.
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