Definition of 'largely'
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The environmental case against it has been largely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He wrote his first two piano concertos as largely autobiographical works. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has been a spectacular year for tree leaf colours, largely thanks to the right conditions this autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This expected slowdown appears to be largely due to mounting affordability pressures, which have increasingly constrained housing demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a process indistinguishable from the damage caused by alcohol, and is largely due to how much we eat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The vast majority of medical staff are hard-working, largely unsung heroes working under sometimes intolerable pressure. The Sun (2016)I haven't been contributing for a while so have largely ignored the small pot that life has allowed me to amass. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What had been a dreary audit committee was suddenly the hottest ticket in Westminster - thanks largely to her own theatrical flourishes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Meanwhile, the decline in student numbers over the past six years is largely due to the closure of more than 900 bogus colleges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The proceeds were largely used to pay down bank debt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is largely because it already has. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Government largely relinquished its role in transport and fisheries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This has sprung largely from pioneering work in the field of care for the terminally ill. Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)This was largely due to the enormous public opposition. The Sun (2010)The chances of securing funding depends largely on the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have evolved from neural systems that were already largely in place. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)And the change is largely due to government policy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Spending on grandiose public works schemes was largely wasted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their deficits are largely due to that rental. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Such funding remains largely frozen at present because of lack of confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some might argue that one of these stars is already largely artificial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And individual governments are largely powerless to do anything in the direction of fairness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The slowdown was largely due to lower crude oil prices. The Sun (2008)The book can be used largely to determine what land was held by the upper echelons of society. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The result is that you gain economies of scale by managing that enlarged pile of funds with largely the same team. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These warning signs were largely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the policy has largely worked. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When most of us relied on annuities, life expectancy was something we could largely ignore. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thereafter, those investors were largely ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He had died in 1949 and was already a largely forgotten writer. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)They used to feed largely on spilt grain, but modern farming does not leave much of that. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Used largely on grain. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)The rising popularity of mirrored styles is largely thanks to Instagram: the mirrored lenses are perfect for reflecting a beach or sunset in holiday selfies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'largely'
British English: largely /ˈlɑːdʒlɪ/ ADVERB
You use largely to say that a statement is mostly but not completely true.
The early studies were done largely by male researchers.
- American English: largely
- Arabic: إِلَى دَرَجَةٍ كَبِيرَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: em grande parte
- Chinese: 主要地
- Croatian: ponajviše
- Czech: převážně
- Danish: overvejende
- Dutch: grotendeels
- European Spanish: en buena parte
- Finnish: suurimmaksi osaksi
- French: principalement
- German: weitgehend
- Greek: κατά μεγάλο μέρος
- Italian: ampiamente
- Japanese: 主として
- Korean: 대부분
- Norwegian: overveiende
- Polish: w wielkiej mierze
- European Portuguese: em grande parte
- Romanian: în general
- Russian: в значительной степени
- Spanish: en buena parte
- Swedish: till stor del
- Thai: โดยส่วนใหญ่
- Turkish: yaygın bir şekilde
- Ukrainian: значною мірою
- Vietnamese: ở mức độ lớn
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