in large measure


: not entirely but mostly : largely
The economy is based in large measure on farming.

Examples of in large measure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mexican food, as the world now knows it, [exists] in large measure because of Enrique Olvera. Jorge Valencia Mariano Fernandez, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2023 Thanks in large measure to the return of dynamic QB Drake Maye, the Tar Heels are projected to land in the ACC’s upper echelon. USA TODAY, 27 Aug. 2023 Whether the world has now reached another greater or lesser turning point depends in large measure on how the war in Ukraine plays out, and on whether the West squanders its rediscovery of itself or consolidates it through renewal. Stephen Kotkin, Foreign Affairs, 6 Apr. 2022 On the occasions when that actually happened, the offense, especially early on, pounded low and flew high, thanks in large measure to Romney. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 Sep. 2021 Over ensuing days, the blaze waxes and wanes and then blows up again, controlled in large measure by weather and also the heroic efforts of firefighters to contain it. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 2 Nov. 2019 And that is also due in large measure to the constant flow of weapons and ammunition to Ukraine being provided by the United States and other countries. Luis Martinez, ABC News, 24 Aug. 2022 But especially on the right, the dispute has become in large measure about identity and culture, not just about the policy itself., 13 Oct. 2021 Ironically, the Fed is in large measure responsible for low interest rates. Douglas Carr, National Review, 14 Sep. 2020 See More

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“In large measure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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