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purely is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of purely in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a connection that was purely random but …”

meanings of purely


  1. Chastely, innocently; in a sinless manner, without fault.
  2. Without physical adulterants; refinedly, with no admixture.
  3. Solely; exclusively; merely, simply.
  4. Wholly; really, completely.


  1. Without physical adulterants; with no admixture.

purely frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word purely occurs in english on average 13.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics purely can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that purely can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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