largely, mostly, for the most part(adverb)
in large part; mainly or chiefly
"These accounts are largely inactive"
by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly(adverb)
usually; as a rule
"by and large it doesn't rain much here"
Mainly or chiefly; for the most part; usually, generally, on the whole.
They're mostly good people, although they have made a few mistakes.
To the greatest extent; most.
for the greatest part; for the most part; chiefly; in the main
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Rank popularity for the word 'mostly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2669
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'mostly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2320
Rank popularity for the word 'mostly' in Adverbs Frequency: #210
The numerical value of mostly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of mostly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
We want to have protection, the Middle East, we're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops -- mostly protective. Some very talented people are going to Middle East right now and we'll see what happens.
There’s no clear evidence that reducing milk will reduce mucus—it’s mostly anecdotal.
It mostly starts with social media influencers taking up a cause. If Im angry at, say, American Airlines, I, a savvy user of social media with shockingly few followers/friends on Twitter/Instagram/TikTok/Facebook will find someone more established who can spread the word, and then I will sit back and hope it takes off.
The money is mostly gone.
Where there is interest, it is mostly institutional investors looking to reduce their positions.
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- главно, в по-голямата си част, обикновено, в повечето случаиBulgarian
- převážně, většinou, vesměsCzech
- enimmäkseen, lähinnäFinnish
- soprattutto, per lo piùItalian
- meestal, overwegendDutch
- normalmente, principalmente, sobretudoPortuguese
- în special, mai ales, mai cu seamăRomanian
- главным образом, по большей части, чаще всего, в основномRussian
- uglavnom, превасходно, prevashodno, углавномSerbo-Croatian
- v glávnem, predvsémSlovene
- переважно, здебільшого, звичайно, головним чиномUkrainian
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