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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·di·rect·ly adv. In an direct manner; not in a straight line or course; not in express terms; obliquely; not by direct means; hence, unfairly; wrongly.
    To tax it indirectly by taxing their expense.   --A. Smith.
    Your crown and kingdom indirectly held.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : not in a forthright manner; "he answered very indirectly"
            [ant: directly]