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[meer-lee] /ˈmɪər li/

only as specified and nothing more; simply:
merely a matter of form.

only; nothing more than

mid-15c., “entirely, purely,” from mere (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning “and nothing more” is from 1580s.


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