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  1. by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly(adverb)

    usually; as a rule

    "by and large it doesn't rain much here"

    loosely, by and large, broadly speaking, more often than not, generally, in general, in the main, broadly, for the most part, mostly, largely


  1. by and large(adverb)

    mostly, generally; with few exceptions

    generally, for the most part, usually, mostly, on the whole

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