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likelyadjective

 us   /ˈlɑɪk·li/
expected to happen; probable: [+ to infinitive] If I don’t write it down, I’m likely to forget.

likelyadverb

 us   /ˈlɑɪ·kli/
probably: I’ll most likely get there at about ten o’clock.
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