adverb large·ly \ˈlärj-lē\

: not completely but mostly

Full Definition of LARGELY

:  in a large manner; especially :  to a large extent :  mostly, primarily <words largely unknown a decade ago>

Examples of LARGELY

  1. The story is largely true.
  2. He is largely responsible for the problem.
  3. The economy is based largely on farming.

First Known Use of LARGELY

13th century


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