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Ini·tial·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initially, ab initioadverb

    at the beginning

    "at first he didn't notice anything strange"

Wiktionary

  1. initiallyadverb

    at the beginning

    Initially, I found city life incredibly difficult, but now I'm used to it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Initiallyadverb

    in an initial or incipient manner or degree; at the beginning

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Initially' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2694

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Initially' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2985

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Initially' in Adverbs Frequency: #214

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Initially in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Initially in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Initially in a Sentence

  1. Larry Millete:

    Initially, that’s what I thought, but as the days go by, it’s very unlikely that that’s it, because she wouldn’t be gone this long. I’m still very hopeful that with all this media coverage, she’ll turn up and say, ‘Hey, I’m okay.’.

  2. Andrew Korbel:

    I think that probably these types of actions will fail initially, but over time the prospect of them succeeding is likely to increase, partly because the science linking climate change and specific climatic events to actions or failure to take action seems to be improving.

  3. Steve Lindner:

    Own your decision, most prudent people will understand. I may be disappointed as an employer that you initially accepted my job and are turning me away, but I respect the call.

  4. Phil Kemp:

    We're trying to do this globally; we'll focus on Western Europe and the United States initially and then look to spread further.

  5. Jeremy Batstone-Carr:

    The oil price fall initially reflected concerns about oversupply, but now we're seeing concerns over demand compound matters, so other commodity-related stocks are being hit.

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