initially
adverb see initial I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Initially — In*i tial*ly, adv. In an initial or incipient manner or degree; at the beginning. Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • initially — [i nish′əl ē] adv. at the beginning; at first * * * See initial. * * * …   Universalium

  • initially — index ab initio Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • initially — [i nish′əl ē] adv. at the beginning; at first …   English World dictionary

  • initially — [[t]ɪnɪ̱ʃəli[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADV: ADV with v, ADV with cl/group Initially means soon after the beginning of a process or situation, rather than in the middle or at the end of it. Forecasters say the gales may not be as bad as they initially predicted …   English dictionary

  • initially — adv. Initially is used with these adjectives: ↑reluctant, ↑sceptical, ↑successful Initially is used with these verbs: ↑appear, ↑arise, ↑conceive, ↑contact, ↑deny, ↑design, ↑establish, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • initially — i|ni|tial|ly W3 [ıˈnıʃəli] adv at the beginning ▪ Stan initially wanted to go to medical school. ▪ Initially, I thought I would only stay there a year …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • initially — in|i|tial|ly [ ı nıʃli ] adverb *** at the beginning: ORIGINALLY: Initially she worked for us as an intern. I had initially thought I wanted to write novels …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • initially */*/*/ — UK [ɪˈnɪʃ(ə)lɪ] / US adverb at the beginning Initially she worked for us as a secretary. I had initially thought I wanted to write novels …   English dictionary

  • initially*/*/ — [ɪˈnɪʃ(ə)li] adv at the beginning Syn: originally Initially she worked for us as a secretary.[/ex] I had initially thought I wanted to write novels.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • initially — adverb initially, we thought it might be pilot error Syn: at first, at the start, at the outset, in/at the beginning, to begin with, to start with, originally …   Thesaurus of popular words

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