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Definition of "largely" []

  • For the most part; mainly. (adverb)
  • On a large scale; amply. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "largely" in a sentence
  • "Now the term largely refers to identity thieves who go through trash to get personal information like credit-card numbers."
  • "Pancho Segura, the savvy Ecuadorian who made his name largely on the barnstorming professional circuit, coached Jimmy Connors."
  • "Last week, the head of the intergovernmental Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission, Paul Bisulca, said he would not serve another term largely because of frustrations over the state's failure to address issues important to the tribes."
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