Definition of 'rightly'
Example sentences containing 'rightly'
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People wrote me off, quite rightly. The Sun (2016)People will, rightly or wrongly, judge you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Women have, quite rightly, fought for equality in the home and workplace. The Sun (2016)But, rightly, people will fight for their pets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The story spiralled and before long the world knew him, rightly or wrongly, as the pop star who divorced his wife by fax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rightly or wrongly he is focused on his plan. The Sun (2008)Without extra funding we will not be able to provide the service that people rightly expect. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Quite rightly the defenders have been taking the credit this season up until now. The Sun (2009)The result is that adults are now rightly fearful of engaging with young people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These young people are rightly supported to make good choices. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Quite rightly such objections would no longer be entertained. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For now they are rightly supporting their man. Times, Sunday Times (2007) People will rightly want to see an explanation for these extravagant stays. The Sun (2012)Now women have quite rightly proved themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2012) People rightly want to see a uniformed presence. Times, Sunday Times (2010) People rightly feel their own accountability for the services for which they are responsible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This will give peace of mind to those people who have decided rightly or wrongly to end their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Maybe some players have been detached from that to this point but they have had their share now and quite rightly so. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As he rightly says, this reflects structural changes in the nature of foreign policy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Rightly or wrongly, we did what we did. The Sun (2011)Rightly or wrongly, the higher capital requirements enforced by regulators are destroying returns. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Now it is rightly regarded as the deco capital of the Pacific. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Quite rightly, tenants also cannot be harassed or encouraged to leave. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thus, we must always be mindful of whose story we are telling and whether we are remembering it rightly. Christianity Today (2000)Others may help you keep a sense of perspective; rightly or wrongly they can also help to sound off against. Life Without Work (1994)He was a good spinner if I remember rightly. The Sun (2014)And some will say, rightly, that the speech raised economic questions that it did not answer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was something to do with his eyebrows, if I remember rightly. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'rightly'
British English: rightly /ˈraɪtlɪ/ ADVERB
If you do something rightly you do it in accordance with the facts or correctly.
She attended one meeting only, if I remember rightly.
- American English: rightly
- Arabic: بِحَقٍّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: corretamente
- Chinese: 正当地
- Croatian: ispravno
- Czech: správně
- Danish: rigtigt
- Dutch: juist gegrond
- European Spanish: con razón
- Finnish: oikein
- French: à juste titre
- German: richtig
- Greek: σωστά
- Italian: correttamente
- Japanese: 正しく
- Korean: 올바르게
- Norwegian: riktig
- Polish: słusznie
- European Portuguese: corretamente
- Romanian: corect
- Russian: правильно
- Spanish: con razón
- Swedish: rätt
- Thai: อย่างถูกต้องและยุติธรรม
- Turkish: adalete uygun olarak
- Ukrainian: належним чином
- Vietnamese: đúng đắn
Definition of rightly from the Collins English Dictionary
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