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ˈmeɪn limain·ly

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  1. mainly

    Synonyms:
    principally, largely, chiefly, primarily

    Antonyms:
    somewhat, partially, slightly, subordinately

Princeton's WordNet

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

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

    Synonyms:
    primarily, generally, in general, in the main, chiefly, principally, in the first place

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mainlyadjective

    Synonyms:
    chiefly, principally, in the main

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mainlyadverb

    Synonyms:
    principally, chiefly, largely

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How to use mainly in a sentence?

  1. Jeon Seung-ji:

    North Korean risks are no longer a 'half-day-slip', mainly because markets are not sure how Washington would handle them.

  2. Mahmoud Daghir:

    Iraqis have long linked their life to the government and its budget, and therefore we don’t have the business mentality mainly among youths, the youths have developed an idea that a university degree automatically leads to a comfortable public sector job.

  3. Andrew Dierdorf:

    We think investors at the point of retirement are thinking mainly about the balance of risks that they're likely to experience in the future, our goal is to help them maintain their standard of living in retirement.

  4. Sean Keddy:

    Australia and New Zealand cruises are becoming more popular, i suspect this is mainly due to an increased interest from the local markets, but this does allow passengers from Europe and the U.S. more choice and competitive pricing.

  5. Kim Forrest:

    The world was really, really happy with this mainly because we're all addicted to zero interest rates, it's free money.


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