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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgreatlygreat‧ly /ˈɡreɪtli/ ●●○ W3 adverb formal  VERYextremely or very muchgreatly increased/reduced The cost of repairs has greatly increased in recent years. All offers of help will be greatly appreciated. The quality of health care varies greatly.
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greatlyMost saw it as an evil, although the ways suggested to combat the condition varied greatly.The students were greatly amused by Professor Unwin's remark.The money you sent us was greatly appreciated.Judging the character, capacity, and collateral of a particular firm is aided greatly by the use of commercial credit services.We greatly enjoyed the play.Critics say that the report's figures are greatly exaggerated.I think we have all benefited greatly from Helen's knowledge and experience.I was greatly impressed by the high level of commitment to the achievement of success by everyone that I met.The recent talks have greatly improved relations between North and South Korea.Enrollment in introductory geology courses has increased greatly in the past decade.The significantly lower plasminogen activator activity of malignant ascites is associated with greatly increased concentrations of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1.For many years, the benefits of the expensive system greatly outweighed the disadvantages.The filtering effects are greatly reduced.We greatly regret having caused you so much trouble and inconvenience.I do not think that it matters greatly whether this kind of contract is called a sale or not.varies greatlyThe efficacy of definitional overlap varies greatly across domains, such that specialist dictionaries may be required for more esoteric or specialist domains.The attitude to the disposal of plastics varies greatly among countries.It is difficult to give any general definition of management as what constitutes management varies greatly between jobs and between organisations.However, the explanation of such differences varies greatly between theoretical traditions.The booksellers' and auctioneers' vocabulary concerning condition is a very extensive one and varies greatly from cataloguer to cataloguer.A child's access to schooling varies greatly from place to place.It varies greatly in severity, with some children so mildly affected they can play sports.Viscosity varies greatly with temperature and the table of timings provided is calculated for analysis at the standardized temperature of 20°C.
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