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openly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishopenlyo‧pen‧ly /ˈəʊpənli $ ˈoʊ-/ ●●○ adverb 🔊 🔊 PUBLIC/NOT PRIVATEin a way that does not hide your feelings, opinions, or the facts 🔊 Sarah talked openly about her problems. 🔊 He was openly critical of his colleagues.
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openlyAt that time, people did not often talk openly about death.If I asked questions about his life he answered them openly but would offer nothing further.He had been openly critical of his own archbishop's defence of discrimination against homosexuals in church employment.an openly gay politicianDrugs are sold openly on the city streets.He was the first person to talk openly on TV about having AIDS.There was a reluctance among some teachers to say openly that a particular answer to a question was wrong.This is a rather naive view of a regime which openly threatens those who hold different views with death.By the time she had finished, most of us were openly weeping with her, and the web was half finished.This was not a problem he felt he could share openly with the other members.She is smiling plainly and openly, without a trace of irony.openly criticalHe had been openly critical of his own archbishop's defence of discrimination against homosexuals in church employment.Moores was openly critical of task force members who did not attend.However, the educational team took a more openly critical view of the community development process and the philosophy underlying it.
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