Correct spelling, explanation: completely is an adverb from the adjective complete. To create an adverb we add suffix -ly to an adjective, so complete + -ly is completely. Therefore
completly is incorrect – there is no need to skip e.
Definition of completely:
adverb, totally, thoroughly, in a complete matter
I completely agree with Jim. We should take up this project.
They have taken a mortgage for a villa? They must be completely insane! They can’t afford it.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is incorrect because adding a suffix that begins with a consonant, to a word ending with e doesn’t require skipping the e. So, by adding the adverbial suffix -ly to the adjective complete we get the word completely, not
completly. We don’t skip the e, so completely is the correct form.
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