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probablyadverb

uk   /ˈprɒb.ə.bli/  us   /ˈprɑː.bə-/
A2 used to ​mean that something is very ​likely: I'll probably be ​home by ​midnight. I'm probably going - it ​depends on the ​weather. He probably didn't ​evennotice. Probably the ​best thing to do is to ​call them before you go.

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(Definition of probably from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “probably”
in Arabic مِنَ المُحْتَمَل أنْ…
in Korean 아마도…
in Portuguese provavelmente…
in Catalan probablement…
in Japanese たぶん, おそらく, 十中八九…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很可能, 大概…
in Turkish muhtemelen, olasılıkla…
in Russian вероятно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很可能, 大概…
in Italian probabilmente…
in Polish prawdopodobnie…
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