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prin·ci·pal·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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. principallyadjective

    Synonyms:
    chiefly, mainly, especially, particularly, above all

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How to use principally in a sentence?

  1. German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer:

    Whether we can continue our work depends principally on the decision of the Iraqi government. Talks on that are currently ongoing and until then we're reading tea leaves.

  2. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    For a long time Iran had resisted cooperating with any sort of inspections IAEA wanted to do, and as a result of the international pressure that built up over time, principally because of the tough economic sanctions that the United States put in place and got the rest of the international community to go along with, we now see indications that Iran is cooperating with IAEA inspections.

  3. Chairman Gareth Davis:

    Philip has a clear set of priorities for this transition period, principally the turnaround of the online business.

  4. Joseph Conrad:

    Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.

  5. William Schaffner:

    People were focused on classical underlying conditions, like heart disease, lung disease, diabetes -- I think that was principally the mindset of my colleagues.


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