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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deliberately mean? 

  The adverb DELIBERATELY has 2 senses:

1. with intention; in an intentional manner
2. in a deliberate unhurried manner

  Familiarity information: DELIBERATELY used as an adverb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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With intention; in an intentional manner


advisedly; purposely; on purpose; intentionally; designedly; deliberately; by design; by choice

Context examples:

he used that word intentionally / I did this by choice


accidentally (without advance planning)

accidentally (without intention; in an unintentional manner)


deliberate (by conscious design or purpose)

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In a deliberate unhurried manner


measuredly; deliberately

Context example:

she was working deliberately


deliberate (with care and dignity)

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