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  1. by and largeadverb

    mostly, generally; with few exceptions

    It was, by and large, an unexceptional presentation.

    Synonyms:
    generally, for the most part, usually, mostly, on the whole

Princeton's WordNet

  1. by and large, generally, more often than not, mostlyadverb

    usually; as a rule

    "by and large it doesn't rain much here"

    Synonyms:
    loosely, broadly speaking, more often than not, generally, in general, in the main, broadly, for the most part, mostly, largely

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  1. Jeffrey Toobin:

    In a very narrow category of cases where the federal government believes an injustice has been done, then federal prosecutors will step in, but by and large, they operate in separate spheres.

  2. Oded Netzer:

    All the plants and animals in the valley during the tsunami of acid were probably highly damaged, probably dead, in the long term, there will be soil damage and large functional ecological problems.

  3. Christopher Kraft:

    Its where the heart of the mission is, its where decisions are made every day, small and large ... We realized that the people that had the moxie, that had the knowledge, were there and could make the decisions.

  4. Jeremy Sussman:

    They're still, by and large, in cost-cutting mode and hunkering down, even though conditions have improved over the last five or six months.

  5. John Bellocchio:

    It's your God-given organs. It's yours. this is by and large a very bipartisan, if not apolitical, effort.

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