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Concrete barriers and heavily armed police protected it from protesters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Key party figures are urging him to stand but his family is said to be heavily against. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But there are also concerns about relying heavily on technology. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The odds were always heavily stacked against Karhoo. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that doesn't sit easily with relying heavily on volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By now, the error count had tilted heavily against Newcastle. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The need to invest more heavily in these areas has been very evident for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are afternoon treats too with heavily laden cake stands. The Sun (2012)The odds are otherwise too heavily stacked against them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is led into the jail visitor room by a heavily armed guard. The Sun (2016)Do you work or live in a city or heavily polluted area? Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley Stay Well This Winter (1989)Support any heavily laden plum tree branches. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the odds are stacked heavily against you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Right under the noses of an alerted and heavily armed enemy. The Sun (2009)Holly trees and hedges are heavily laden with their scarlet berries this year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The squad will be heavily guarded by armed police who will have their own barracks at the hotel. The Sun (2006)Not advisable for heavily laden commuters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was still breathing, but slowly and very heavily. The Sun (2010)Experts blame the differences on mothers and fathers relying too heavily on their own emotional feelings in assessing the happiness of the family. The Sun (2015)The area was heavily mined and we had only a 10-minute safety window. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Within a minute we are surrounded by eight pick-up trucks full of heavily armed soldiers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's not as if it was heavily laden. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the gap between regions with a small public sector and heavily dependent areas is growing, the research shows. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The vehicles give far less attention to heavily polluted areas of the capital that are not measured, it is claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I rely heavily on my cards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Home Office was unable to explain why it needed to rely so heavily on agency staff. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But in the 1990s France continued to rely heavily on nuclear power. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The prisoner lay with his face towards us, in a very deep sleep, breathing slowly and heavily. Arthur Conan Doyle The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)

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Translations for 'heavily'

British English: heavily /ˈhɛvɪlɪ/ ADVERB
You can use heavily to indicate that something is great in amount, degree, or intensity.
It rained heavily all day.
  • American English: heavily
  • Arabic: كَثِير
  • Brazilian Portuguese: severamente
  • Chinese: 沉重地
  • Croatian: obilno
  • Czech: hustě
  • Danish: tungt
  • Dutch: zwaar
  • European Spanish: pesadamente
  • Finnish: raskaasti
  • French: lourdement
  • German: schwer
  • Greek: βαριά
  • Italian: pesantemente
  • Japanese: 重く
  • Korean: 무겁게
  • Norwegian: tungt
  • Polish: ciężko
  • European Portuguese: severamente
  • Romanian: din greu
  • Russian: сильно
  • Latin American Spanish: pesadamente
  • Swedish: tungt
  • Thai: อย่างหนัก
  • Turkish: ağır bir şekilde
  • Ukrainian: сильно
  • Vietnamese: nặng nề

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