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openly (adv.)

"in an open manner, without secrecy," Old English openlice "manifestly, plainly, clearly, unreservedly;" see open (adj.) + -ly (2). It corresponds to Old Saxon opanlico, Old Frisian epplik, Dutch openlijk, Old High German offanliho, German öffentlich.

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Definitions of openly

openly (adv.)
in an open way;
he openly flaunted his affection for his sister
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