the bulk


: most of something : the largest part of something
We spent the bulk of the summer at the beach.
The great bulk of these people are extremely poor.

Examples of the bulk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kipling was the money behind and received the bulk of profits from a meth distribution enterprise, while Ball was in charge of pickups and dealing, a Drug Enforcement Administration task force officer wrote in an affidavit. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 3 July 2024 If current trends continue, a day may come when the bulk of ESPN’s subscriber base is controlled by Disney itself, rather than Comcast, Charter or DirecTV. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 2 July 2024 While regular-season programming of (mostly) football and basketball takes up the bulk of programming hours for the major rights holders, the postseason in those two sports draw the biggest audiences. Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 July 2024 Sony and Apollo also still have a deal on the table for the bulk of Paramount Global. Brian Welk, IndieWire, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for the bulk 

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“The bulk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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