largely largely  /ˈlɑrdʒ li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in large part; mainly or chiefly
  2. (adv) on a large scale

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was largely on the strength of his foreign policy credentials that Obama picked him to be Vice President.
  2. Once busy streets with names like South Autumn Drive and South Valley Lane are largely still and deserted.
  3. Nature is making a comeback in Sao Paulo, Brazil, thanks largely to an organization aiming to protect and reconnect the last precious remnants of the Mata Atlantica forest.

News

  1. 3 ETFs for Determining Your Stock Allocation

    NEW YORK (ETF Expert) -- U.S. stock investors have largely dismissed several market-moving forces from the previous decade. "Decoupling," rising interest rates, the yen carry trade -- many of the most powerful forces in the financial universe have been less relevant because the Federal Reserve is purchasing $85 billion in government and quasi-government bonds. More recently, however, the ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  2. Indian Shares Largely Unchanged Ahead Of RBI Rate Decision

    Indian Shares Largely Unchanged Ahead Of RBI Rate Decision
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Newark largely unscathed by predicted severe weather

    The dangerous weather that threatened the mid-Atlantic left Newark largely unscathed Thursday, three days after severe weather lashed the area and a tornado touched down in Robscott Manor.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Newark Post

Quotes

  1. "I have spoken with many of you in person. I respect you and the arguments you made," Bush said. "We went into this largely united, in our assumptions and in our convictions. And whatever you voted for, you did not vote for failure."
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  2. "I specifically considered whether to impose a suspension on Coach Belichick," Goodell wrote. "I have determined not to do so, largely because I believe that the discipline I am imposing of a maximum fine and forfeiture of a first-round draft...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: New York Times

  3. "The distinction between 'political' and 'performance-related' reasons for removing a United States attorney is, in my view, largely artificial," said Kyle Sampson.
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Kyle Sampson Source: Forbes

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