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heavily

adverb uk   us   /ˈhev.ɪ.li/

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.
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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).

heavily adverb (SOLID)

in a strong, thick, or solid way: He's a heavily built (= large and strong) man.
Translations of “heavily”
in Korean 심하게…
in Arabic بِصُعوبة, بِكَثرة…
in Portuguese bem, muito…
in Catalan molt…
in Japanese 大量に, 深く…
in Italian molto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 到了嚴重的程度, 嚴重地…
in Russian сильно, интенсивно, тяжело…
in Turkish şiddetle, büyük oranda, ziyadesiyle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 到了严重的程度, 严重地…
in Polish mocno, dużo, bardzo…
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