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US [ˈmeɪnli]
UK ['meɪnli]
  • adv.大多;大部分;主要地;首要地
  • Web为主;主要的;大概
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1.
主要地;首要地more than anything else; also used to talk about the most important reason for sth
They eat mainly fruit and nuts.
他们主要吃水果和坚果。
‘Where do you export to?’ ‘France, mainly.’
“你们出口到哪里?”“主要是法国。”
The population almost doubles in summer, mainly because of the jazz festival.
主要是爵士音乐节的缘故,在夏季这里的人口几乎比平时多一倍。
2.
大部分;大多in most cases; used to talk about the largest part of a group of people or things
Anorexia is an illness that occurs mainly in adolescents.
厌食症是一种多发于青少年的疾病。
The people in the hotel were mainly foreign tourists.
酒店里住的大多是外国游客。

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