directly or indirectly

directly or indirectly
непосредственно или косвенно

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  • directly - direct — Directly is most commonly used to say that something does not involve an intermediate stage or action, or another person. They denied having negotiated directly or indirectly with the terrorists. They have their cash directly from the government …   Useful english dictionary

  • indirectly — in|di|rect|ly [ ,ındı rektli, ,ındə rektli ] adverb not in a direct, clear, or obvious way: He was indirectly responsible for the deaths of five people. Over 500 people are directly or indirectly employed by the business …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • indirectly — UK [ˌɪndəˈrektlɪ] / US [ˌɪndɪˈrektlɪ] / US [ˌɪndəˈrektlɪ] adverb not in a direct, clear, or obvious way He was indirectly responsible for the deaths of five people. Over 500 people are directly or indirectly employed by the business …   English dictionary

  • directly — [adv1] the shortest route as a crow flies*, beeline*, dead, direct, due, exactly, plump, precisely, right, slam bang*, slap, smack, smack dab*, straight, straightly, undeviatingly, unswervingly, without deviation; concepts 581,778 Ant. indirectly …   New thesaurus

  • Directly — Di*rect ly, adv. 1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course. To run directly on. Shak. [1913 Webster] Indirectly and directly too Thou hast contrived against the very life Of the defendant. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In a straightforward… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Directly proportional — Directly Di*rect ly, adv. 1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course. To run directly on. Shak. [1913 Webster] Indirectly and directly too Thou hast contrived against the very life Of the defendant. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Directly struck idiophones — Directly stuck idiophones is one of the categories of musical instruments found in the Hornbostel Sachs system of musical instrument classification. The idiophones found in this category produce sound resulting from a direct action of the… …   Wikipedia

  • directly */*/*/ [daɪˈrek(t)li] — [dɪˈrek(t)li] adv 1) in a way that involves only the two people or things that are mentioned, with no one or nothing else between Ant: indirectly I prefer to deal directly with the manager.[/ex] You are directly responsible for this.[/ex] Price… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • directly — di|rect|ly1 W2S2 [dıˈrektli, daı ] adv 1.) with no other person, action, process etc between ≠ ↑indirectly ▪ The new property tax law won t directly affect us. ▪ We hope to bring together the countries directly involved in the conflict. directly… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • indirectly — adverb not in a forthright manner (Freq. 7) he answered very indirectly • Ant: ↑directly • Derived from adjective: ↑indirect …   Useful english dictionary

  • indirectly — adverb In an indirect manner. Ant: directly …   Wiktionary


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