largely Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “largely” in the English Dictionary

"largely" in British English

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uk   /ˈlɑːdʒ.li/  us   /ˈlɑːrdʒ-/
B2 almostcompletely: a largely ​malecompany Their ​complaints have been largely ​ignored. Until ​recently the ​civilwar had been largely unreported in the ​press.
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(Definition of largely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"largely" in American English

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largelyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈlɑrdʒ·li/
to a ​greatdegree, or ​generally: My ​advice was largely ​ignored. His early ​novels went largely ​unnoticed.
(Definition of largely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “largely”
in Arabic بِشكل كَبير…
in Korean 대체로…
in Portuguese em grande parte…
in Catalan en gran part…
in Japanese 大部分が(は)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要地, 大多, 在很大程度上…
in Turkish ekseriyetle, genellikle, büyük ölçüde…
in Russian большей частью…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要地, 大多, 在很大程度上…
in Italian in gran parte…
in Polish w dużej mierze…
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