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adverb mostly pronunciation in American English /ˈmoʊs(t)li/
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  1. usually, most of the time, or in most situations

    We mostly listen to rock music.

    Mostly, he avoids conflict.

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    1. a.
      used for saying what the largest part of something is like or consists of

      a group of reporters, mostly American

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    2. b.
      generally

      Tonight’s going to be mostly cloudy.

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    3. c.
      used for emphasizing the main reason or purpose of something
      mostly because:

      The majority said they work mostly because they need the money.

      mostly for:

      This machine was used mostly for agricultural work.

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