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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprincipallyprin‧ci‧pally /ˈprɪnsəpli/ ●○○ AWL adverb  MAINmainly The money is principally invested in stocks and shares. He was principally a landscape painter. We met principally to discuss the future of the school.
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principallyThe Special Branch, on the other hand, was under G-2 and was principally an analytical organization with no operational control.The market was principally composed of lambs of varied breed and from many diverse parts of the country.Although other factors are involved, the depreciation in value is principally due to the number of these coins found by detector users.The road is used principally for military purposes.These principally involved the fishing industry, but they also included many other activities - even the construction of railways.Empiricism is principally the use of replicable experimental techniques, applied to texts.Somerville has always had strong links overseas, principally through Graduate House.
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