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large·ly

 (lärj′lē)
adv.
1. For the most part; mainly.
2. On a large scale; amply.

largely

(ˈlɑːdʒlɪ)
adv
1. principally; to a great extent
2. on a large scale or in a large manner

large•ly

(ˈlɑrdʒ li)

adv.
1. to a great extent; in great part; generally; chiefly.
2. in great quantity; much.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.largely - in large part; mainly or chiefly; "These accounts are largely inactive"
2.largely - on a large scale; "the sketch was so largely drawn that you could see it from the back row"

largely

adverb mainly, generally, chiefly, widely, mostly, principally, primarily, considerably, predominantly, extensively, by and large, as a rule, to a large extent, to a great extent I largely work with people who are already motivated.
Translations
převážněz velké části
hovedsageligti stor udstrækningovervejende
suurimmaksi osaksi
ponajviše
jórészt
aî mestu leyti
主として
대부분
v veliki meri
till stor del
โดยส่วนใหญ่
ở mức độ lớn

largely

[ˈlɑːdʒlɪ] ADV
1. (= mainly) → en gran parte, en gran medida
the rest of the world has largely ignored China's environmental problemsel resto del mundo, en gran parte or en gran medida, ha hecho caso omiso de los problemas medioambientales de China
it is a largely working-class areaes en su mayor parte una zona de clase obrera
he was elected largely becausese le eligió en gran parte porque ...
this is largely due toesto se debe en gran parte or medida a ...
to be largely reponsible for sthser en gran parte or medida responsable de algo
largely speakinghablando en líneas generales
2. (= prominently) to figure largely in sth [person] → tener un papel destacado en algo; [theme, subject] → ocupar un papel destacado en algo

largely

[ˈlɑːrdʒli] adven grande partie
It's largely the fault of the government → C'est en grande partie la faute du gouvernement.
largely because of → en grande partie à cause delarge-print [ˈlɑːrdʒprɪnt] modifen gros caractèreslarge print n
in large print → en gros caractèreslarge-scale [ˌlɑːrdʒˈskeɪl] adj
[production, attack, operation] → à grande échelle; [aid, redundancies, investment, immigration] → à grande échelle
[map] → à grande échelle

largely

adv (= mainly)zum größten Teil

largely

[ˈlɑːdʒlɪ] advin gran parte, per la maggior parte

large

(ˈlaːdʒ) adjective
great in size, amount etc; not small. a large number of people; a large house; a large family; This house is too large for two people.
ˈlargely adverb
mainly; to a great extent. This success was largely due to her efforts; Our methods have been largely successful.
ˈlargeness noun
at large
1. (of prisoners etc) free. Despite the efforts of the police, the escaped prisoner is still at large.
2. in general. the country / the public at large.

largely

إِلَى دَرَجَةٍ كَبِيرَةٍ převážně overvejende weitgehend κατά μεγάλο μέρος en buena parte suurimmaksi osaksi principalement ponajviše ampiamente 主として 대부분 grotendeels overveiende w wielkiej mierze em grande parte в значительной степени till stor del โดยส่วนใหญ่ yaygın bir şekilde ở mức độ lớn 主要地
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On the sculptured stones in the Copan valley there are characters which seem to resemble very ancient writing, but this pictographic writing is largely untranslatable.
If the latter, gratitude must close our mouths; but if the former, both Cora and I shall have need to draw largely on that stock of hereditary courage which we boast, even before we are made to encounter the redoubtable Montcalm.
They were her countrywomen: and the beef and ale of their native land, with a moral diet not a whit more refined, entered largely into their composition.
Nevertheless, as upon the good conduct of the harpooneers the success of a whaling voyage largely depends, and since in the American Fishery he is not only an important officer in the boat, but under certain circumstances (night watches on a whaling ground) the command of the ship's deck is also his; therefore the grand political maxim of the sea demands, that he should nominally live apart from the men before the mast, and be in some way distinguished as their professional superior; though always, by them, familiarly regarded as their social equal.
And since the nose is the central and most conspicuous of the features; and since it perhaps most modifies and finally controls their combined expression; hence it would seem that its entire absence, as an external appendage, must very largely affect the countenance of the whale.
He had, however, speculated largely and quite loosely; had involved himself deeply, and his notes to a large amount had come into the hands of Haley; and this small piece of information is the key to the preceding conversation.
It deals so largely in pain that its scattered delights are prodigiously augmented by the contrasts.
He is worthless and unworthy, but it is largely my fault.
The petition had been largely signed; many tearful and eloquent meetings had been held, and a committee of sappy women been appointed to go in deep mourning and wail around the governor, and implore him to be a merciful ass and trample his duty under foot.
Several wealthy and benevolent individuals in the county subscribed largely for the erection of a more convenient building in a better situation; new regulations were made; improvements in diet and clothing introduced; the funds of the school were intrusted to the management of a committee.
I saw the old man-servant shared largely in his master's scorn of the child; though he was compelled to retain the sentiment in his heart, because Heathcliff plainly meant his underlings to hold him in honour.
Vanstone had more than the average share of a woman's tenacity and a woman's tact; and she took all the needful precautions, in those early days, which her husband's less ready capacity had not the art to devise -- precautions to which they were largely indebted for the preservation of their secret in later times.