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adverb     jealously pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    if you guard something jealously, you look after it very carefully because you do not want anyone else to have it

    He loves his pictures and guards them jealously.

    Her whereabouts is a jealously guarded secret.

  2. 2
    in a way that shows you feel jealous

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