Definitions

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  • adv. In an adverse manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an adverse manner; inimically; unfortunately; contrariwise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an adverse manner; oppositely; inimically; offensively; unfortunately; unprosperously; in a manner contrary to desire or success.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an adverse manner

Etymologies

adverse +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Congress andtheObama Administration should absolutely stipulate that any and all credit card issuers (and, for that matter, othercredit providers) not be allowed to change theirterms adversely againstnew or old customers once they have taken any form of Federal bailout money.

    Making Matters Worse: America's Credit Card Issuers

  • In addition, the cereal recall adversely impacted growth profit.

  • Amid an outcry from students over their inability to attempt the test fairly, the IIMs conducted a computerised retest at the end of January for about 8,000 candidates identified as adversely affected by the glitches the first time.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • "Overall, I don't think labels adversely effected sales," says Danny Goldberg, who now heads Gold Village Entertainment, an artist management company.

    NPR Topics: News

  • (3 comments) Credit Card issuers are changing their terms adversely against their customers, using the present economic downturn as their excuse.

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  • "When you say 'adversely', it means you cannot use, you cannot touch the water resources," said Beyene.

    Nile River Dispute Heats Up

  • "When you say 'adversely', it means you cannot use, you cannot touch the water resources," said Teferra Beyene.

    Nile River Dispute Heats Up

  • Weisel said in the filing the fine could "adversely" affect the firm.

    Finra's Susan Merrill to Exit as Enforcement Chief

  • Thomas Weisel said in the filing the fine could "adversely" affect the firm.

    Thomas Weisel Sets Aside $4 Million for Auction-Rate Fine

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