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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFINITIVELY

The government of Freeland was now definitively constituted.

The categories and the indemnities were definitively rejected.

At length, their numbers increasing, they definitively adopt her, and set to work.

Then I hope that at length the Company is definitively formed?

So you definitively refuse to accompany me to the Tuileries?

Invest him with some authority, no matter what, and he will be bound to us definitively.'

Can we say definitely and definitively that life is life and death is death?

He had been destined by his parents for the Church; but this opening into life he had definitively and deliberately abandoned.

Greatly, however, as she wished to answer him at once and definitively, she was unable to articulate a single word.

The theory of foreign languages supernaturally imparted without previous study may be definitively laid aside.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French definitif (12c.), from Latin definitivus "explanatory, definitive," from past participle stem of definire (see define). Related: Definitively.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEFINITIVELY

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