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adverb uk   /ˈlɑːdʒ.li/  us   /ˈlɑːrdʒ-/
B2 almost completely: a largely male company Their complaints have been largely ignored. Until recently the civil war had been largely unreported in the press.
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in Korean 대체로…
in Arabic بِشكل كَبير…
in Portuguese em grande parte…
in Catalan en gran part…
in Japanese 大部分が(は)…
in Italian in gran parte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要地, 大多, 在很大程度上…
in Russian большей частью…
in Turkish ekseriyetle, genellikle, büyük ölçüde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要地, 大多, 在很大程度上…
in Polish w dużej mierze…
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