Meaning of “probably” in the English Dictionary


"probably" in English

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uk /ˈprɒb.ə.bli/ us /ˈprɑː.bə.bli/

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 even notice.
Probably the best thing to do is to call them before you go.

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There are probably delays.
Secondly, additional measures which will probably be taken at a later date, must be verified against the implementation of present legislation.
The harm suffered by the luxury goods industry is just the visible tip of the iceberg, probably also the least dangerous part.
As has already been expressed in other criticism, this is probably once again a case of outstanding payments, unnecessarily complicated procedures for financial control and a fragmentation of efforts.
The conclusion which we draw from this draft regulation is that it is probably an attempt to cover up the situation.
All of this indicates therefore that we not only need more vigorous quantitative measures but that we probably need a different qualitative focus.
Compared to the other sectors, agriculture can afford to present the margin of error of 3%, although this is probably still far too high.
American companies will probably also appreciate in the long term that they are missing something by not being involved in this development.
There are probably errors.
If you are going to take account of regional and local conditions, it probably means that you are going to upset the conditions of fair and equal competition.