Correct spelling, explanation: to understand the spelling of the word successfully we have to start with its root – success. This word comes from Latin succedere, therefore it is spelled with double c in later versions as well. Success is spelled with double c also in adjective, and therefore as well in adverb form. This means successfully is the correct spelling, not
Definition of successfully:
adverb, in a successful manner
I successfully passed the test and I am officially on vacation!
The transaction went successfully and we bought the house.
Incorrect spelling, explanation:
sucessfully is an incorrect form, because the word success is spelled with double c, and so is its adverb successfully. Double c is caused by original Latin succedere. Therefore successfully is the correct form.
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