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an area that relied heavily on the mines for jobs
heavily populated urban areas
Her work was heavily influenced by her father's.
Both of us are heavily involved in charity work.
heavily polluted rivers
The economy is heavily dependent on coal exports.
They had borrowed heavily to buy the boat.
She had been smoking heavily since her teens.
I was bleeding heavily from the cut.
He slipped and fell heavily.
She leaned heavily on the table.
He was fast asleep in the chair, snoring heavily.
I was very unfit, so I was puffing heavily by now.
He walked heavily away.
'It's too late,' she said heavily.
The prospect of breaking her promise lay heavily on her mind.
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American English version of definition of heavily
a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
a period of time spent asking people for their opinions or support
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of heavily from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.