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heavilyadverb

 us   /ˈhev·ə·li/
to a ​greatdegree, or with a ​greatamount or ​force: heavily ​armed She’s heavily ​involved in ​politics. The ​newsweighed heavily on his ​mother.
(Definition of heavily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"heavily" in British English

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heavilyadverb

uk   /ˈhev.əl.i/  us   /ˈhev.əl.i/
  • heavily adverb (TO A GREAT DEGREE)

B1 to a ​greatdegree: The ​terrorists are heavily ​armed. The ​compound is heavily ​guarded. She's heavily ​involved in the ​project.

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  • heavily adverb (WEIGHT)

with ​force, or in a way that ​needs a lot of ​effort to ​move or ​lift: a heavily ​loadedtruck She ​fell heavily on her back. a heavily ​pregnant woman
(Definition of heavily from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"heavily" in Business English

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heavilyadverb

uk   us   /ˈhevɪli/
a lot or to a large degree: In France and Switzerland, the ​agriculturesector is heavily ​subsidised. China is heavily ​dependent on coal, which ​currentlyaccounts for about 68% of its ​energy. We are looking to invest heavily inproperty over the next 24 months.
(Definition of heavily from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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