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Definition of 'hopefully'

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Example sentences containing 'hopefully'

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The snap will hopefully make other people think twice before doing the same thing. The Sun (2016)To score is a relief and hopefully we can now kick on. The Sun (2016)Hopefully he comes in for a drink. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Hopefully that helps to heal other people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is just finding our way again and hopefully getting back on track. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hopefully now he can keep on doing what he is doing for us. The Sun (2017) Hopefully we can now move forward. The Sun (2016)Move on, go into the next season and hopefully come back stronger. The Sun (2016)The wheels will hopefully help him heal and he'll be off them soon. The Sun (2017)Hopefully back under control now. Computing (2010)This review will hopefully help set the record straight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can hopefully make it up in a better fund. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We will enjoy tonight and hopefully come back better next year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We need money and investment in a new stadium and hopefully that will now go ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hopefully this may help to calm her down a bit. The Sun (2011)We finished in second place and hopefully we can make this one better. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We want to get that back again and hopefully we can do that this season. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Now we can hopefully get a points system that will allow skilled people in. The Sun (2016)Hopefully we will come back a better team. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hopefully it will help us collect three points and push on for the rest of the season. The Sun (2015)We can hopefully make the most of it. The Sun (2013)Keep my head down and hopefully come back stronger. The Sun (2013) Now they can hopefully put the jigsaw back together. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Hopefully we can come back and repeat that next year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Hopefully it will help take away the anxiety which surrounds not knowing. Ingham, Christine Life Without Work (1994)Hopefully we can make that advantage count. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hopefully we get back to that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hopefully after a month there'll be something there. The Sun (2014)Roses not only bring a distinctive personality and certain sophistication to the garden, but hopefully add their unmistakable scent too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Results have not been good recently but hopefully I can add something a bit different. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hopefully, after our game, he will. Times, Sunday Times (2013) After that, hopefully we'll be able to put ourselves in the hat. The Sun (2013)Maybe there is a third way,' she adds hopefully. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Synonyms of 'hopefully'

optimistically, confidently, expectantly, with anticipation
it is hoped, probably, all being well, God willing

Trends of 'hopefully'

In Common Usage. hopefully is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'hopefully'

British English: hopefully /ˈhəʊpfʊlɪ/ ADVERB
Hopefully is often used when mentioning something that you hope and are fairly confident will happen.
Hopefully, you won't have any problems.
  • American English: hopefully
  • Arabic: بِالأَمَلِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esperançosamente
  • Chinese: 但愿
  • Croatian: s nadom
  • Czech: nadějně
  • Danish: forhåbentlig
  • Dutch: hopelijk
  • European Spanish: con suerte
  • Finnish: toivottavasti
  • French: avec espoir
  • German: hoffnungsvoll
  • Greek: ελπίζω
  • Italian: fiduciosamente
  • Japanese: 希望を持って
  • Korean: 바라건대
  • Norwegian: forhåpentligvis
  • Polish: jak dobrze pójdzie
  • European Portuguese: esperançosamente
  • Romanian: în mod încurajator
  • Russian: с надеждой
  • Spanish: con suerte
  • Swedish: förhoppningsvis
  • Thai: ด้วยความหวังว่าจะสมหวัง
  • Turkish: umutla
  • Ukrainian: сподіваюся
  • Vietnamese: hy vọng rằng

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