An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. deservedly
Su primera película fue merecidamente aclamada por la crítica.Her first movie was deservedly acclaimed by the critics.
El ministro se ha ganado merecidamente la reputación de ser un servidor público honesto e insobornable.The minister has deservedly earned a reputation for being an honest and incorruptible public servant.
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