[ adverb ] in large part; mainly or chiefly


largely mostly


"These accounts are largely inactive"

Used in print

(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)

One was demonstrably false ; the other , for_the_most_part , true .

(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)

Other flowers we might gather as we pleased : myrtle and white_violets from beneath the lilacs ; the lilacs themselves , that bloomed so prodigally but for_the_most_part beyond our reach ; snowballs ; hollyhock blossoms that , turned upside_down , make pink petticoated ladies ; and the little , dark_blue larkspur that scattered its seed everywhere .

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