For the most part; mainly: around 80 per cent of personal computers are used primarily for word processing
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- Wet bread is primarily a trotting bait and as such is mainly used with trotting tackle.
- He brings an exceptional depth of intellect to processes which are primarily intuitive.
- Arcadia is a fascinating play to read but tricky to watch, primarily because it's so clever.
first and foremost, first, firstly, essentially, in essence, fundamentally, in the first place, most importantly, principally, predominantly, predominately, basically, elementally, above all, especially, particularly
mostly, for the most part, chiefly, mainly, in the main, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree, substantially, overall, in general, effectively, especially, generally, usually, typically, commonly, as a rule