[ UK /ɛkspɹˈɛsli/ ]
[ US /ɛksˈpɹɛsɫi/ ]
  1. with specific intentions; for the express purpose
    she needs the money expressly for her patients
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How To Use expressly In A Sentence

  • He said residents of Thornhill had expressly asked for greater visibility of police on their estate.
  • Moreover, it is expressly added that if the day before the Passover falls on a Sabbath, one may in this manner purchase a Paschal lamb, and, presumably, all else that is needful for the feast.
  • There was once a fairy who created the fields and forests expressly for those in love, — in that eternal hedge-school of lovers, which is forever beginning anew, and which will last as long as there are hedges and scholars. Les Miserables
  • The Prince came without the men, money and guns that he had been expressly told that he needed.
  • Any public activity that would require women to depart from this modest dress in mixed company is expressly forbidden.
  • But oath-taking, though important, was expressly presented in the body of the work as adding nothing to the force of contracts, so this argument must be treated with some reserve.
  • Indeed, there is very little British railway publicity material of any kind aimed expressly at women consumers during this period.
  • The rules of the competition expressly required that every entry "recombine [] and modif [y] existing digital works to create a new transformative work. Lawrence Lessig: The "Imbecile" and "Moron" Responds: On the Freedoms of Remix Creators
  • Hebrews expressly taught that Christ was peccable, in that He was tempted "in all points" as are the rest of mankind. Jesus the Christ A Study of the Messiah and His Mission According to Holy Scriptures Both Ancient and Modern
  • I expressly declare here and now that this rumor was simply the invention of evil-minded relations.
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