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namely meaning

EN[ˈneɪmli]
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  • AdverbSUF-ly
    1. (now rare) Especially, above all.
      1. Specifically; that is to say.
        1. I asked a friend, namely, Paul. ‎
        2. There are three ways to do it, namely, the right way, the wrong way and the Army way. ‎
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • More precisely, an infimal convolution model is applied to split the corrupted 3D image into the clean image and two types of corruptions, namely a striped part and a laminar one.
        • And if she was absurd, so was the house and its cast. Essie watched it, mainly through the rapportage of Mrs. Harradson, namely the house.
        • Main minerals detected were Na-rich plagioclase (possibly albite), calcite/aragonite, phyllosilicates and, occasionally, zircon, namely subangular to euedrally shaped (S7C Fig ).

    Meaning of namely for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "namely" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly
        Difficultness: Level 1
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        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 6
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        Definite    ➨     Versatile

        Other Vocabulary

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