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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. acertadamente
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aptly [ˈæptlɪ]
[+describe, remark] acertadamente
he remarked rather aptly that ... She was interviewed by a Mr Frognal. Aptly, his face reminded her of a frog
he was aptly described by his biographer as ... fue descrito acertadamente por su biógrafo como ...; an aptly named plant una planta con un nombre muy acertado or apropiado
she aptly describes him as a supreme egotist this is a programme that aptly demonstrates the genius of the Royal Ballet's choreographer como ...
I always felt he had been aptly named siempre me pareció que su nombre era muy acertado or apropiado
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