Examples of largely in a Sentence
The story is largely true.
He is largely responsible for the problem.
The economy is based largely on farming.
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But thanks largely to her efforts, the dumpling emoji was added to the Unicode Standard in 2017 And as part of her dumpling emoji lobbying, Lee decided to join the Unicode Consortium.
In the midst of the tax reform package favoring corporations and the wealthy receiving its final vote, deregulation is also being undertaken largely behind closed doors.
Conventional wisdom holds that Uber’s paranoid, unscrupulous management is largely to blame for its predicament.
Money Private non-profits and the federal government largely have funded homelessness efforts in Indiana.
The drug is largely coming from China, sent to Mexico and moved into the United States, according to the DEA.
This disparity is largely attributed to the fact that moderates are less likely to vote, donate to political campaigns, and contact elected officials, which means the voices of those on the extremes are the ones that get heard.
Insurers have largely priced in the changes for 2018 enrollment, and in many cases customers actually are seeing significantly lower premiums this year thanks to a quirk in the law that companies and state regulators turned to their advantage.
This is more than a metaphor: The fashion world is largely responsible for the luxury wellness movement.
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First Known Use of largely
Synonymsaltogether, basically, by and large, generally, chiefly, mainly, mostly, overall, predominantly, primarily, principally, substantially
Antonymslittle, negligibly, nominally, slightly
Related Wordsabout, more or less, most, much, near, nearly, next to, nigh, practically, some, virtually, well-nigh; approximately, broadly, plus or minus, roughly; commonly, frequently, generally, normally, ordinarily, typically, usually; incompletely, partially, partly, rather, somewhat
Near Antonymscompletely, entirely, fully, perfectly, thoroughly, totally, wholly; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcely; absolutely, categorically, unqualifiedly
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