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adverb     distantly pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    mainly literary far away

    I heard dogs barking distantly in the hills.

  2. 2
    without any real feeling, usually because you are thinking about something else

    At this Ivan only smiled distantly.

  3. 3
    not in detail, or not exactly

    Helen thought she could distantly recall having seen him somewhere before.



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