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Adverb (fukushi)
1. purposely (of something needless, unexpected or seemingly counterproductive, etc.); daringly (doing something); deliberately; intentionallyUsually written using kana alone
Adverb (fukushi)
2. not necessarily; not particularly; not especiallyUsually written using kana alone, used with neg. verb
Adverb (fukushi)
3. definitely notUsually written using kana alone, Archaism, used with neg. verb
Other forms
敢て 【あえて】
Notes
敢て: Irregular okurigana usage.

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