as the only one or ones: solely responsible.
exclusively or only: plants found solely in the tropics.
merely: She wanted solely to get out of the house for a while.

1485–95; sole1 + -ly Unabridged
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solely (ˈsəʊllɪ)
1.  only; completely; entirely
2.  without another or others; singly; alone
3.  for one thing only

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Example sentences
Once upon a time, coffee-growing countries were focused solely on maximizing
  the volume of beans produced.
When they're broken it's not solely the fault of a drink or even five.
The environmental component is based solely on particular matter in the air of
But the overall lesson is clear: if you are giving aid solely to be liked, be
  prepared for disappointment.
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