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[joint-lee] /ˈdʒɔɪnt li/
together; in combination or partnership; in common:
My brother and I own the farm jointly.
Origin of jointly
1300-50; Middle English; see joint, -ly
Related forms
quasi-jointly, adverb Unabridged
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  • Our two organizations mesh well in the programs we've undertaken jointly.
  • Killer whales are highly social animals and are thought to call to one another while jointly foraging for food.
  • It is jointly possible quickly to realize such projects small resources.
  • We will make every attempt to see patients jointly in one visit.
  • But his parents lived only minutes apart and continued to raise him jointly.
  • The burger joint, complete with a drive-through window, will be jointly owned by the church and one of its members.
  • The two countries will jointly develop nuclear-submarine technologies, satellite communications and maritime-mine countermeasures.
  • They jointly develop new technical standards: for example, for a new generation of wireless networks.
  • Radicalism will not help us find a common ground or jointly build our common state.
  • They jointly applied for a patent and were granted this for a period of ten years.
Word Origin and History for jointly

c.1300, from joint (adj.) + -ly (2). It seems to have chased out joinly (early 15c.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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