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Mainly - synonyms or related words

mainly

adverb

used for talking about the largest or most important part of something

largely

adverb

mainly

mostly

adverb

used for emphasizing the main reason or purpose of something

primarily

adverb

mainly

predominantly

adverb

mainly, or mostly

principally

adverb

mainly

chiefly

adverb

mainly or mostly, but not completely

centrally

adverb

formal mainly

in the main

mostly

mostly

adverb

usually, most of the time, or in most situations

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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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