[ UK /dɪlˈɪbəɹətli/ ]
[ US /dɪˈɫɪbɝətɫi, dɪˈɫɪbɹətɫi/ ]
  1. with intention; in an intentional manner
    he used that word intentionally
    I did this by choice
  2. in a deliberate unhurried manner
    she was working deliberately
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How To Use deliberately In A Sentence

  • But Labour's focus on abolishing child poverty is not, as he (deliberately) patronisingly claims, for the "aah" factor. Labourhome
  • They've deliberately gone against my wishes and sold the apartment.
  • The interesting element of the game was that it required one to evaluate not films but people; that is, to sift through the prejudices of one’s movie-freak friends and the peccadilloes and quirks of the major reviewers, and by graphing, as it were, what each could be expected to overpraise, underpraise, revile, not notice, or deliberately ignore, one could acquire a very nice sense of the film. film flam
  • Their preferences ultimately shaped the place of worship that Warren built, and the result of that consumer-driven approach to creating Saddleback is a deliberately contemporary, highly professionalized operation with a carefully orchestrated feel-good atmosphere. American Grace
  • He deliberately paused outside the door, forcing them to wait in frustration before they dared erupt into excited comment.
  • Harsh discipline was the child's lot, and they were often terrorized deliberately and, not infrequently, sexually abused.
  • The terms of the agreement were deliberately vague.
  • Could it be -- and the sudden thought stung him to the quick -- that she was deliberately and consciously degrading herself to what she knew was a lower plane of thought and life, that the bond of their older companionship might still remain unsevered? Phantom Wires A Novel
  • We believe that modern-day Hitlers have deliberately adulterated the oral polio vaccines with antifertility drugs and … viruses which are known to cause HIV and AIDS," prominent physician Datti Ahmed told journalists at the time. Scientific American
  • He poured a tankard of beer, and placed it between the acrobat's feet, eliciting an oath as he deliberately spilt some over his crotch.
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