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- adv. mostly; in general; usually
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- in reference to the larger part of a thing, or to the majority of the persons, instances, or things referred to; as, human beings, for the most part, are superstitious; the view, for the most part, was pleasing.
- n. See under Most, a.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in large part; mainly or chiefly
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Rescripts expire for the most part in the same manner as faculties.
He also fostered religious associations, and put an end to the intrigues of the Rongeaner, although important business detained him for the most part in Vienna.
Caskets in the form of a dove or of a tower, made for the most part of one of the precious metals, were commonly used for the purpose, but whether in the early Middle Ages these Eucharistic vessels were kept over the altar, or elsewhere in the church, or in the sacristy, does not clearly appear.
Proverbs, which is embodied in the Vulgate, goes back to St. Jerome, and for the most part closely agrees with the Massoretic Text.
The negroes of the West India Islands and of South America have for the most part the religion of the original conquerors and settlers of those regions, and the matter is treated under the respective proper titles.
Because of its potential side effects, which run the gamut from fevers to meningitis, as well as the low risk of contracting a blood-borne disease, IVIG is for the most part used only to treat immune disorders and potentially lethal infections.
The minatory prophecies which announce calamities, being for the most part conditional, may or may not be fulfilled.
Be aware that combining nutrition bars, fortified foods, and meal-replacement shakes all of which I discourage for the most part can give you too much of some nutrients, like vitamin A and iron, which can build up in the body.
England during Râle's long residence amongst the Abenakis were for the most part attributed, either directly or indirectly, to him.
Sins are reserved with censure (see Censures, Ecclesiastical) or without censure: nearly all papal reservations belong to the former class, and the reservation is principally on account of the censure; episcopal reservations pertain for the most part to the latter category.