chiefly definition

  • adverb:
    • most importantly; particularly.
    • Almost completely; mainly.
    • particularly or mainly; especially
    • primarily or principally; very nearly completely
    • originally; principally; preĆ«minently; above; specially.
    • typically; mostly.
    • generally
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding a chief: chiefly obligations.
    • of, or relating to a chief
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to a chief; right to a chief.
    • Principally; especially; originally; eminently.
    • typically; mostly: as, his estates were mainly located in Scotland.
    • Synonyms Mainly, specifically, eminently, mostly.

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