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

    We listen to rock music mostly.

    Mostly, he avoids conflict.

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    Synonyms and related words for this sense of mostly
    1. a.
      used for saying what the largest part of something is like or consists of

      a group of journalists, mostly American

      The panel consists mostly of local businessmen.

      Synonyms and related words for this sense of mostly
    2. b.
      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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    3. c.
      generally

      Tonight's going to be mostly cloudy.

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