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primarily

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Definition mainly (most importantly)
  • Did the author mention multiple companies primarily to demonstrate diversity of solutions or to show that interest in the industry is widespread?
primarily = mainly
  • The second paragraph is primarily concerned with showing how the colleges are different.
  • primarily = mainly
  • The first stage is primarily physical; the second, primarily emotional; the third, primarily mental.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • primarily = mainly
  • The first stage is primarily physical; the second, primarily emotional; the third, primarily mental.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • The first stage is primarily physical; the second, primarily emotional; the third, primarily mental.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • After a moment, Eve realized she was limping primarily because she'd lost a shoe.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • We had lived primarily on fast food, which was a challenge for my vegetarian child.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • It's a fun thing, and that's primarily how it should be looked at."
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Hoops
  • She also observed aid programs that spent primarily on expatriate staff and didn't know what they were doing.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Dad did what he could to encourage more industrial growth in some of the primarily agricultural provinces.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • The colleague of Franz's whom Marie-Claude asked to speak at the graveside services also paid homage primarily to the deceased's brave wife.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Napoleon's vanity was insufferable, but primarily because it was so fully justified.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • Stickiness is primarily a property of the message.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Being primarily interested in Left Front, I sided in simple loyalty with the writers.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Primarily, they will be filled by either tourists or the wealthy summer residents who have been coming to Tinos since the 1990s.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Herbert was an ROV specialist at Oceaneering International, a company that builds and operates ROVs primarily for the oil and gas industry.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The shipboard computer had a limited library. it was geared primarily to entertainment rather than education.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • Then he began to speak, quietly and deliberately, picking his words with great care: "It is Okonkwo that I primarily wish to speak to," he began.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • JIM: Primarily it amounts to-social poise!
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • And Leah is just primarily a show-off.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible

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