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Definition of Chiefly

Chiefly

  1. In the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially.
  2. For the most part; mostly.

Chiefly Quotations

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
Marilyn Monroe

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Socrates

It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Aristotle

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
Aristotle

Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
Henry David Thoreau
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Chiefly Translations

chiefly in Afrikaans is hoofsaaklik, veral
chiefly in Dutch is inzonderheid
chiefly in Finnish is etenkin
chiefly in French is principalement
chiefly in Italian is principalmente, in prima linea
chiefly in Latin is precipue, praecipue, presertim praesertim
chiefly in Portuguese is principalmente
chiefly in Spanish is sobretodo, principalmente
chiefly in Swedish is huvudsakligen

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