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English adverb: loosely

1. loosely in a relaxed manner; not rigid

SamplesHis hands lay loosely.


2. loosely in a loose manner

SamplesA union of loosely federated states.

3. loosely without regard to specific details or exceptions

SamplesHe interprets the law broadly.

Synonymsbroadly, broadly speaking, generally


4. loosely knitted in a loose manner

SamplesLoosely knit.

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