Definition of 'primarily'
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Translations for 'primarily'
British English: primarily /ˈpraɪmərəlɪ/ ADVERB
You use primarily to say what is mainly true in a particular situation.
The body is made up primarily of bone and muscle.
- American English: primarily
- Arabic: أَوَلاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: principalmente
- Chinese: 主要地
- Croatian: prvenstveno
- Czech: hlavně
- Danish: først og fremmest
- Dutch: hoofdzakelijk
- European Spanish: ante todo
- Finnish: pääasiassa
- French: principalement
- German: zuerst
- Greek: πρώτιστα
- Italian: principalmente
- Japanese: 主として
- Korean: 주로
- Norwegian: primært
- Polish: głównie
- European Portuguese: principalmente
- Romanian: în primul rând
- Russian: главным образом
- Latin American Spanish: ante todo
- Swedish: i första hand
- Thai: อย่างที่เป็นพื้นฐาน
- Turkish: başlıca
- Ukrainian: головним чином
- Vietnamese: chủ yếu
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