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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhopefullyhope‧ful‧ly /ˈhəʊpfəli $ ˈhoʊp-/ ●●● S1 adverb  1 [sentence adverb]HOPE a way of saying what you hope will happen, which some people think is incorrect Hopefully, I’ll be back home by ten o‘clock. By then the problem will hopefully have been solved.2 HOPEin a way that shows that you are hopeful ‘Will there be any food left over?’ he asked hopefully.
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hopefullyThis exercise should give you a good review for the test, hopefully.Despite all those sweaty men who came, rummaged hopefully and yet failed to prise it over his nose.It is this special knowledge, or gnosis, which hopefully can make the inside ethnography so different and illuminating.They all looked at him, Dalziel interrogatively, Antony hopefully, Connon fearfully.This method of operation will hopefully give the team overall control.We're hopefully going to keep practicing once a month.He's been resting today, so hopefully he'll be feeling better tomorrow.Hopefully I'll be home by nine tonight."But, " Tim added hopefully, "there's always tomorrow."It has been pushed beyond the limit by many dealers and hopefully these are the dealers that will have to close.Hopefully we can find a way of solving this problem.
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