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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.
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