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  • 1likely — 1. As an adverb, likely needs the support of a qualifying or intensifying word such as more, quite, or very (They ve quite likely left by now / It s more likely a toadstool), whereas in AmE it often stands alone: • It is possible to predict that… …

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  • 2likely — /luyk lee/, adj., likelier, likeliest, adv. adj. 1. probably or apparently destined (usually fol. by an infinitive): something not likely to happen. 2. seeming like truth, fact, or certainty; reasonably to be believed or expected; believable: a… …

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  • 3likely — I UK [ˈlaɪklɪ] / US adjective Word forms likely : adjective likely comparative likelier superlative likeliest *** 1) probably going to happen, or probably true The most likely cause of the fire was a cigarette. likely to do something: The study… …

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  • 4likely — like|ly1 [ laıkli ] adjective *** 1. ) probably going to happen, or probably true: The most likely cause of the fire was a cigarette. likely to do something: The study shows some people are more likely to suffer back problems. likely that: It… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5likely — like•ly [[t]ˈlaɪk li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est, adv. 1) probably or apparently destined (usu. fol. by an infinitive): something not likely to happen[/ex] 2) seeming like truth, fact, or certainty; believable: a likely story[/ex] 3) seeming to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 6likely*/*/*/ — [ˈlaɪkli] adj I 1) probably going to happen, or probably true Ant: unlikely Is anyone likely to see Fran?[/ex] It seems likely that interest rates will rise.[/ex] 2) suitable, or almost certain to be successful Ant: unlikely a likely candidate… …

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  • 7Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? — Bob and Terry in Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Format Sitcom Starrin …

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  • 8liable, likely, apt, prone —    All four indicate probability, but they carry distinctions worth noting. Apt is better reserved for general probabilities ( It is apt to snow in January ) and likely for specific ones ( It is likely to snow today ). Liable and prone are better …

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  • 9liable, likely, apt, prone —    All four indicate probability, but they carry distinctions worth noting. Apt is better reserved for general probabilities ( It is apt to snow in January ) and likely for specific ones ( It is likely to snow today ). Liable and prone are better …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 10liable, likely, apt, prone —    All four indicate probability, but they carry distinctions worth noting. Apt is better reserved for general probabilities ( It is apt to snow in January ) and likely for specific ones ( It is likely to snow today ). Liable and prone are better …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 11it's very likely that — it could very well be that, it is quite possible that …

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  • 12Celtic law — A number of law codes have in the past been in use in Celtic countries. While these vary considerably in details, there are certain points of similarity. The Brehon Laws governed everyday life and politics in Ireland until the Norman invasion of… …

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  • 13BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

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  • 14pre-Columbian civilizations — Introduction       the aboriginal American Indian (Mesoamerican Indian) cultures that evolved in Meso America (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th …

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  • 15Rodrigues Starling — Conservation status Extinct (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 16Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 17PSALMS, BOOK OF — This article is arranged according to the following outline: < <title> > place in the canon number of psalms verse division division into books composition of the psalter date of the psalter ascription to david types of psalms psalms… …

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  • 18heredity — /heuh red i tee/, n., pl. heredities. Biol. 1. the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new… …

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  • 19Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 20propaganda — /prop euh gan deuh/, n. 1. information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. 2. the deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc. 3. the particular doctrines or… …

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