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English definition of “heavily”

heavily

adverb uk   /ˈhev.ɪ.li/ us  

heavily adverb (TO A GREAT DEGREE)

B1 to a great degree: The terrorists are heavily armed. The compound is heavily guarded. She's heavily involved in the project.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions

heavily adverb (WEIGHING A LOT)

in a way which needs a lot of effort to move or lift: The news she had received weighed heavily on her (= worried her).Thick, dense and heavy

heavily adverb (SOLID)

in a strong, thick, or solid way: He's a heavily built (= large and strong) man.Fat or well-built
(Definition of heavily from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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