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 Meanings and Examples of LARGELY
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largely
 ad.  in a large manner; for the most part; mainly
Classic Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
1  No sooner was the work thus started, and the general system and local organization in some measure begun, than two grave difficulties appeared which changed largely the theory and outcome of Bureau work.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
2  The government of the unreconstructed South was thus put very largely in the hands of the Freedmen's Bureau, especially as in many cases the departmental military commander was now made also assistant commissioner.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
3  When sticks and stones and beasts form the sole environment of a people, their attitude is largely one of determined opposition to and conquest of natural forces.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
4  The rich and dominating North, however, was not only weary of the race problem, but was investing largely in Southern enterprises, and welcomed any method of peaceful cooperation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
5  But the very voices that cry hail to this good work are, strange to relate, largely silent or antagonistic to the higher education of the Negro.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
6  Thus we have a laborer without capital and without wages, and an employer whose capital is largely his employees' wages.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
7  All this segregation by color is largely independent of that natural clustering by social grades common to all communities.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
8  After Emancipation, and still earlier in the North, the Negro churches largely severed such affiliations as they had had with the white churches, either by choice or by compulsion.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
9  The Negroes were rent into factions for and against him, the parents were careless, the children irregular and dirty, and books, pencils, and slates largely missing.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
10  That part of the flax from which our clothing was made was largely the refuse, which of course was the cheapest and roughest part.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter I.
11  Of course the coloured people, so largely without education, and wholly without experience in government, made tremendous mistakes, just as many people similarly situated would have done.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
12  It is upon these small gifts, which carry with them the interest of hundreds of donors, that any philanthropic work must depend largely for its support.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
13  It is very largely through this effort and influence that during the last few years the subject of industrial education has assumed the importance that it has, and been placed on its present footing.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
14  It is largely because it furnishes such a good opportunity to test the backbone of a student that I place such high value upon our night-school.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
15  I had been born and largely reared in the lowest depths of slavery, ignorance, and poverty.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  Blocs are being seen as increasingly irrelevant today largely because the global capitalist system is perceived as increasingly salient.
17  Throughout history the achievements of women have been largely ignored.
18  The factors which, if present, indicate the transfer as a going concern largely relate to intangible assets.
19  Bookbinding is largely a cottage industry.
20  These documents are largely irrelevant to the present investigation.
21  When Knight became leader, the council was run by a clique of officers largely unaccountable to the elected members.
22  Police attempts to infiltrate neo-Nazi groups were largely unsuccessful.
23  He has remained largely aloof from the hurly - burly of parliamentary politics.
24  The power input will come largely from hydroelectricity.
25  These crimes were committed largely by professional criminals who lived by crime.
26  The achievement of one's purpose depends largely on one's perseverance.
27  How well off you are in old age is largely determined by race, sex, and marital status.
28  These sites remain largely unknown to the British public.
29  Fame in the world of rock and pop is largely ephemeral.
30  Rock 'n' roll music was largely co-opted from the blues.