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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

How to pronounce primarily?

  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 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. Donald Trump:

    I don't get to watch much television, primarily because of documents. I'm reading documents. A lot.

  2. Aaron David Miller:

    This is completely out of sequence because the Israeli-Palestinian issue is primarily driven by historical wounds and overlapping claims to land and sacred space.

  3. Real Live Preacher:

    I believe love is primarily a choice and only sometimes a feeling. If you want to feel love, choose to love and be patient.

  4. Matt Ziesemer:

    Over the next few days my husband was primarily with Cade while my daughter and I stayed in for observations, we were still reeling from the shock and just trying to get our heads around it all. But primarily all we wanted was for them both to be strong and healthy.

  5. Mohamed Rasho:

    We have experience fighting ISIS and I think the whole world has seen as evidence of that the areas that we currently hold in Syria. We hope that this assistance will evolve from all our different friends and allies. We need all types of assistance but first and foremost weapons are primarily our most important need.

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    a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    • A. model
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