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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initially, ab initio(adverb)

    at the beginning

    "at first he didn't notice anything strange"

Wiktionary

  1. initially(Adverb)

    at the beginning

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Initially(adverb)

    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

How to pronounce initially?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Thomas Lockley:

    Yasuke was initially viewed as a source of entertainment as he was a novelty, but within a month he'd become a valued samurai and member of Oda's entourage, according to the sources, Nobunaga Oda just loved talking with Yasuke.

  2. Shane Oliver:

    European and U.S. shares had sharp falls, after initially benign reactions to the Fed, and this is now flowing through to Asian markets today.

  3. Daniela Handwerk:

    Initially, there was fear among the neighbors and I don't exclude myself, i have two small children and of course I was worried about what was going to happen here.

  4. Sarah Cook:

    At the same time, initially, officials might be a bit flat-footed and distracted dealing with an unexpected crisis so things slip through the cracks. Even censors within some social media companies may be sympathetic to some of the content and let it through.

  5. Rick Stanton:

    That was a massive, massive relief. Initially we weren't certain they were all alive and as they were coming down I was counting them until I got to 13, all we could think about was how we were going to get them out, so there was relief tempered with uncertainty.

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