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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexpresslyex‧press‧ly /ɪkˈspresli/ ●○○ adverb formal  1 CLEAR/EASY TO UNDERSTANDif you say something expressly, you say it very clearly and firmly syn specifically He was expressly forbidden to speak to the girl.2 DELIBERATELYdeliberately or for a specific purpose syn specifically The building is expressly designed to conserve energy.
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expresslySome women expressly blame loneliness for their dissatisfaction.The Court expressly concedes that this interest is compelling and is promoted by the ordinance.The London department store Liberty & Co., for example, was founded expressly for that purpose.Three songs were written expressly for the movie version of "Show Boat."The new law expressly forbids the importation of radioactive waste.There is nothing in the Act of 1987 which expressly removes any part of that protection.It is expressly stated in the sales agreement that the buyer is to pay for any home inspection.Although it's not expressly stated in your contract, you are expected to attend weekend training sessions.The Court held that he need not state expressly that his quote was a fair quote.The son, apparently, claimed that the partnership had been formed expressly to prevent this happening.expressly forbiddenViolent shaking or other gross indignities are expressly forbidden.She was going to swim in the lake, alone, because both Nick and her father had expressly forbidden it.Congress had expressly forbidden sending arms to Iran.They were expressly forbidden to engage in any other activities, of course.He was actually expressly forbidden to speak to me about the matter.
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