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English definition of “heavily”

heavily

adverb
 
 
/ˈhevɪli/
A LOT B1 a lot or to a great degree: She's heavily involved in politics.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
drink/smoke heavily to drink/smoke a lotVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
rain/snow heavily to rain/snow a lotDescribing bad weatherVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
FORCE using a lot of force: to breathe heavilyVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
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