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adverb large·ly \ˈlärj-lē\

Definition of largely

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

Examples of largely in a sentence

  1. The story is largely true.

  2. He is largely responsible for the problem.

  3. The economy is based largely on farming.

13th Century

First Known Use of largely

13th century


LARGELY Defined for English Language Learners

largely

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adverb large·ly \ˈlärj-lē\

Definition of largely for English Language Learners

  • : not completely but mostly


LARGELY Defined for Kids

largely

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adverb large·ly \ˈlärj-lē\

Definition of largely for Students

  1. :  mostly, chiefly <Their story is largely true.>



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