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adverb British English pronunciation: bluntly /ˈblʌntli/

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  1. speaking in a direct and honest way, even if this offends or upsets people

    'They just don't like you,' he told me bluntly.

    to put it bluntly (=used when saying something honest that may offend people):

    To put it bluntly, your friend isn't welcome here.

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