popularly
adverb see popular

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  • Popularly — Pop u*lar*ly, adv. In a popular manner; so as to be generally favored or accepted by the people; commonly; currently; as, the story was popularity reported. [1913 Webster] The victor knight, Bareheaded, popularly low had bowed. Dryden. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • popularly — [[t]pɒ̱pjʊlə(r)li[/t]] 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with ed If something or someone is popularly known as something, most people call them that, although it is not their official name or title. ...the Mesozoic era, more popularly known as the age of… …   English dictionary

  • popularly — pop|u|lar|ly [ˈpɔpjuləli US ˈpa:pjulər ] adv by most or many people ▪ The President of Korea is popularly elected every five years. popularly believed/thought/called etc ▪ Vitamin C is popularly believed to prevent colds. ▪ The Church of Jesus… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • popularly — pop|u|lar|ly [ papjlərli ] adverb 1. ) by most people or in most situations: The duchess is popularly known as Fergie. someone who was popularly believed to be wealthy 2. ) a popularly elected government is elected in a democratic election: a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • popularly — adverb 1) old age is popularly associated with illness Syn: widely, generally, universally, commonly, usually, customarily, habitually, conventionally, traditionally, as a rule 2) the bar was popularly known as the May Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • popularly — /pop yeuh leuhr lee/, adv. 1. by the people as a whole; generally; widely: a fictitious story popularly accepted as true. 2. for popular taste; for the general masses of people: He writes popularly on many subjects. [1570 80; POPULAR + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • popularly — adverb popularly believed/thought/known etc believed, thought, known etc by many people: Vitamin C is popularly believed to prevent colds …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • popularly — adverb In a popular manner; so as to be generally favored or accepted by the people; commonly; currently; as, the story was popularly reported …   Wiktionary

  • popularly — adv. Popularly is used with these verbs: ↑elect, ↑know, ↑regard …   Collocations dictionary

  • popularly — UK [ˈpɒpjʊlə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈpɑpjlərlɪ] adverb 1) by most people, or in most situations 2) by ordinary people, rather than by experts 3) a popularly elected government is elected in a democratic election …   English dictionary

  • popularly — [ˈpɒpjʊləli] adv by most people, or in most situations The duchess is popularly known as ‘Fergie .[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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