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Definitions for primarily
praɪˈmɛər ə li, -ˈmɛr-, ˈpraɪ mɛr ə li, -mər ə-pri·mar·i·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the mainadverb

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

  2. primarily, in the first placeadverb

    of primary import

    "this is primarily a question of economics"; "it was in the first place a local matter"

Wiktionary

  1. primarilyadverb

    Of a primary or central nature, first and foremost

Webster Dictionary

  1. Primarilyadverb

    in a primary manner; in the first place; in the first place; in the first intention; originally

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3157

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4184

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'primarily' in Adverbs Frequency: #240

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of primarily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of primarily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of primarily in a Sentence

  1. Sumant Sinha:

    Historically, India's energy has been based on coal, primarily for generating electricity, but now renewables have become so much cheaper, about 30 or 40 % cheaper than coal, that going forward a large part of the demand is going to be met through renewable energy sources.

  2. An ODE spokesman:

    However, it is clear that racial equity be addressed to support every learner, we know there are long-standing inequities in our systems that have led to gaps in outcomes for students of color. We do emphasize culturally responsive professional learning and an inclusive curriculum that is reflective of all communities in our state. There is both an intellectual and ethical basis for centering equity in professional learning and instructional materials, primarily so ODE can meet its responsibility to create the conditions in which every student can reach their full potential.

  3. Robin Dawson:

    It's possible that dense feathers were primarily selected for insulation, as body size decreased in theropod dinosaurs on the evolutionary pathway to modern birds, feathers could have then later been co-opted for sexual display or flying.

  4. David Wilson:

    China slowdown concerns seem to be primarily among U.S. - and UK-based funds. Asian corporates appear to be amazingly unconcerned.

  5. Jim Foster:

    We do see periods of an increased premium for resins over crude oil during the past two years, but primarily in the U.S. domestic market.

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