Definitions for primarilypraɪˈmɛər ə li, -ˈmɛr-, ˈpraɪ mɛr ə li, -mər ə-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word primarily
chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the main(adverb)
for the most part
"he is mainly interested in butterflies"
primarily, in the first place(adverb)
of primary import
"this is primarily a question of economics"; "it was in the first place a local matter"
Of a primary or central nature, first and foremost
in a primary manner; in the first place; in the first place; in the first intention; originally
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3157
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4184
Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Adverbs Frequency: #240
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are not primarily attacking the Jews.
Belief In God is primarily a matter of the moral will.
It's primarily a snap-back rally from the very bad day Friday.
For many young people, 9-11 is primarily another historical event.
I've found primarily that I didn't want to be angry, i didn't want to hate anybody.
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Translations for primarily
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- primàriamentCatalan, Valencian
- ennen kaikkea, ennen muuta, pääasiassa, ensisijaisestiFinnish
- principalement, essentiellementFrench
- aðallega, fyrst og fremstIcelandic
- primærtNorwegian Nynorsk
- înainte de toate, în primul rând, în principalRomanian
- главным образомRussian
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