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  • adv. Admittedly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By confession; without denial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By confession or admission; admittedly.
  • By general consent or admission.

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

  • adv. as acknowledged

Etymologies

From confessed +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

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