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adverb British English pronunciation: severely /sɪˈvɪə(r)li/
  1. 1
    very seriously

    Several of the passengers were severely injured in the accident.

    The decision would severely damage the economy of Scotland.

    severely limited/restricted/reduced:

    The original scope of the work had been severely reduced.

  2. 2
    in a very strict or extreme way

    If anyone breaks the rules, they will be punished severely.

    The army has been severely criticized for attacking the region.

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