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properly

1 adverb adequately, as requiredi gceart  c m umar is ceart  c m umar is cóir  c m uit's working properly tá sé ag obair i gceart 2 adverb fittinglyi gceart  c m umar is ceart  c m umar is cóir  c m umar is cuí  c m uyou must be properly attired caithfidh tú bheith gléasta i gceart, ní mór duit bheith gléasta mar is cuí
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3 adverb accurately, precisely ó cheart  c m ui ndáiríre  c m ugo fírinneach  c m ushe can't properly be called a communist ní fhéadfaí cumannaí a thabhairt uirthi i ndáiríre 4 adverb for emphasis: entirelyamach is amachscun scanthe motion was properly defeated theip ar an rún amach is amach, theip scun scan ar an rún
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properly speaking

really, correctlyproperly speaking, she wasn't his wife le bheith cruinn beacht faoi, níorbh í a bhean chéile í; déanta na fírinne, níorbh í a bhean chéile í

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