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heavily

adverb
 
 
/ˈhevɪli/
a lot or to a large degree: In France and Switzerland, the agriculture sector is heavily subsidised. China is heavily dependent on coal, which currently accounts for about 68% of its energy. We are looking to invest heavily in property over the next 24 months.
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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