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chiefly

adverb  us   /ˈtʃif·li/
more than for any other reason; mostly; mainly: Today John-Philip Sousa is known chiefly for his music played by marching bands all over the US.
Translations of “chiefly”
in Korean 주로…
in Arabic بِشكل رئيسي…
in Portuguese principalmente…
in Catalan principalment…
in Japanese 主に…
in Italian soprattutto, principalmente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要地, 大部分地…
in Russian главным образом…
in Turkish başlıca, en çok, esas olarak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要地, 大部分地…
in Polish głównie…
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