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largely adv
1 in large part; mainly or chiefly; "These accounts are largely inactive" [syn: mostly, for the most part]
2 on a large scale; "the sketch was so largely drawn that you could see it from the back row"

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Adverb

  1. In a widespread or large manner.
  2. For the most part; mainly or chiefly.
  3. On a large scale; amply.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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