Definition Namely

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Definition

(The President,) namely (Mr. Bouche)...: (The President,) specifically, who is called (Mr. Bouche)...
adverb
Somebody needs to look over these budget reports, namely you Icarus.

(We must discuss a problem.) Namely, (what shall we have for dinner?): (We must discuss a problem.) More specifically, more precisely, (what shall we have for dinner?)
adverb

Examples

  • "The problem is that Mayor Flimshaw expects a representative from the Delavigne Corp to be there, namely me."
  • "Namely, should the company stay in the hands of this pitiful excuse for a human being, Bruno Delavigne-"

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