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  • adv. In a rough way; roughly, circa or approximately.

Etymologies

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Latin grosso modo, "in a rough way" or "in the rough way".

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  • In grosso modo l'hai spiegato bene.

    August 21, 2008

  • Literally, it means "(in) a big way" but when used in vernacular, it simply means "roughly".

    August 21, 2008