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mostly

[ mohst-lee ]
/ ˈmoʊst li /
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adverb
for the most part; in the main: The work is mostly done.
chiefly; principally.
generally; customarily.
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Origin of mostly

First recorded in 1585–95; most + -ly
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How to use mostly in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for mostly

mostly
/ (ˈməʊstlɪ) /

adverb
almost entirely; chiefly
on many or most occasions; usually
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