Synonyms of primarily in English:


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1‘the bishop was primarily a leader of the local community’

first and foremost, first, firstly, essentially, in essence, fundamentally, in the first place, most importantly, principally, predominantly, predominately, basically, elementally, above all, especially, particularly

2‘such work is undertaken primarily for large institutional clients’

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