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Meaning of “primarily” in the English Dictionary

"primarily" in British English

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primarilyadverb

uk   us   /praɪˈmer.ɪ.li/
B2 mainly: We're primarily ​concerned with ​keepingexpenditure down. Baseball is primarily a ​summergame.

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(Definition of primarily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"primarily" in American English

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primarilyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /prɑɪˈmeər·ə·li, prɑɪˈmer·ə·li/
mainly: The company’s ​failure was primarily ​due to ​weaksales.
(Definition of primarily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “primarily”
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要地…
in Turkish başlıca, esas olarak, ana ilke olarak…
in Russian главным образом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要地…
in Polish przede wszystkim, głównie…
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