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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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Largely a matter of Emotion is the Personal Sympathy of the author for his characters, while Intellect has a large share in Dramatic Sympathy, whereby the author enters truly into the situations and feelings of any character, whether he personally likes him or not.
It aims largely to interest and delight, to throw over life a pleasing glamor; it generally deals with love or heroic adventure; and it generally locates its scenes and characters in distant times and places, where it can work unhampered by our consciousness of the humdrum actualities of our daily experience.
I have met with the man for my purpose--an old college friend of mine, now partner in a firm of ship-owners, largely concerned in emigration.
It is largely because it furnishes such a good opportunity to test the backbone of a student that I place such high value upon our night-school.
In 1885, Miss Olivia Davidson, to whom I have already referred as being largely responsible for the success of the school during its early history, and I were married.
After ten thousand generations, species (A) is supposed to have produced three forms, a10, f10, and m10, which, from having diverged in character during the successive generations, will have come to differ largely, but perhaps unequally, from each other and from their common parent.
In each genus, the species, which are already extremely different in character, will generally tend to produce the greatest number of modified descendants; for these will have the best chance of filling new and widely different places in the polity of nature: hence in the diagram I have chosen the extreme species (A), and the nearly extreme species (I), as those which have largely varied, and have given rise to new varieties and species.
It deals so largely in pain that its scattered delights are prodigiously augmented by the contrasts.
It is not usual in Europe to allow ladies and gentlemen to take bonnets, hats, overcoats, canes, or umbrellas into the auditorium, but in Mannheim this rule was not enforced because the audiences were largely made up of people from a distance, and among these were always a few timid ladies who were afraid that if they had to go into an anteroom to get their things when the play was over, they would miss their train.
My determination to take up my abode in a French interior was largely dictated by the supposition that I should be substantially disagreeable to its inmates.
It must needs be a disappointment after Wilhelm Meister, which I had read in English; but I dare say my disappointment was largely my own fault; I had certainly no right to expect such constant proofs and instances of wisdom in Goethe as the unwisdom of his critics had led me to hope for.
In most other parts of the ocean, however, where these fish do not so largely abound, their wondrous voracity can be at times considerably diminished, by vigorously stirring them up with sharp whaling-spades, a procedure notwithstanding, which, in some instances, only seems to tickle them into still greater activity.