For the most part; chiefly: he was principally a landscape painter
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- In most instances coals principally generate and expel gas on heating in the subsurface.
- That Act will principally deal with all complaints issues and disciplinary issues.
- This CD focuses principally on songs and arias recorded in one week in March 1907.
mainly, mostly, chiefly, for the most part, in the main, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree, predominantly, predominately, above all, first and foremost, basically, substantially, overall, in general, effectively, especially, particularly, primarily, generally, usually, typically, commonly, as a rule
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