chiefly

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  • The modern city, however, developed chiefly under British rule in the 19th-century.
  • The good person should labour chiefly on their own reason; to perfect this is in our power.
  • During this period he was responsible for several important reforms, chiefly financial and commercial.
  • Initially the movement operated chiefly at local levels; later it expanded to state and national levels.
  • The political election of a person to serve as a police leader is chiefly an American tradition.
  • Although he had an important political career, it is for his poetry that he is now chiefly remembered.
  • The recognition of their noble status in society was chiefly of social, rather than legal, nature.
  • Northern islands are described as being cold and inhabited chiefly by birds and sea animals.
  • For a considerable time he played with his brother and sister, chiefly in secondary parts, and received little attention.
  • Today, it is his poetry for which he is chiefly known.
  • His research has been devoted chiefly to religious transformation in the late Roman world.
  • The common terms used in the theory are chiefly due to the founders.
  • There was a small middle class, employed chiefly as civil servants and in small local businesses.
  • He also said he met with fellow musicians chiefly in work-related situations as he was working a lot.
  • Democratic strength is chiefly concentrated in the central, certain southern areas, and northern part of the county.
  • The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the first battle between ironclads.
  • The college was no longer chiefly training men for the clergy.
  • The script was chiefly written by, who wrote about three-quarters of the episodes.
  • For many years he led a wandering life, supporting himself chiefly by his writings.
  • Beaches are changed in shape chiefly by the movement of water and wind.
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Meaning of chiefly

  • adverb For the most part
    he is mainly interested in butterflies