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

 tru·ly /ˈtruli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tru·ly adv.
 1. In a true manner; according to truth; in agreement with fact; as, to state things truly; the facts are truly represented.
    I can not truly say how I came here.   --Shak.
 2. Exactly; justly; precisely; accurately; as, to estimate truly the weight of evidence.
 3. Sincerely; honestly; really; faithfully; as, to be truly attached to a lover; the citizens are truly loyal to their prince or their country.
 4. Conformably to law; legally; legitimately.
    His innocent babe [is] truly begotten.   --Shak.
 5. In fact; in deed; in reality; in truth.
 Beauty is excelled by manly grace
 And wisdom, which alone is truly fair.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in accordance with truth or fact or reality; "she was now
             truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they
             don't really listen to us" [syn: genuinely, really]
      2: by right; "baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"
         [syn: rightfully]
      3: with sincerity; without pretense; "she praised him sincerely
         for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old
         teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience" [syn:
          sincerely, unfeignedly] [ant: insincerely]
      4: in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers); "in
         truth, moral decay hastened the decline of the Roman
         Empire"; "really, you shouldn't have done it"; "a truly
         awful book" [syn: in truth, really]