for the most part

  1. in large part; mainly or chiefly
    These accounts are largely inactive
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  • Smith enforced a highly unpopular no-guns policy in the cowtown, and for the most part, made the law stick by beating the hell out of people with his bare hands. The Four Toughest Men of the Old West
  • Japanese TV sets are, for the most part, of excellent quality.
  • For the most part, a well-balanced diet appears to provide all the vitamins anyone needs. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure
  • Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange. The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells
  • Intellectual springs originally, and is increased subsequently, from teaching (for the most part that is), and needs therefore experience and time; whereas the Moral comes from custom, and so the Greek term denoting it is but a slight deflection from the term denoting custom in that language. Ethics
  • Mr. Masson's discussions of Milton's English are, it seems to me, for the most part unsatisfactory He occupies some ten pages, for example, with a history of the genitival form _its_, which adds nothing to our previous knowledge on the subject and which has no relation to Milton except for its bearing on the authorship of some verses attributed to him against the most overwhelming internal evidence to the contrary. Among My Books Second Series
  • However, all of these points of constancy and change are brought to light for the most part due to the extreme redundancy of the film's fades and the organisational role they play.
  • And further, it seemeth very likely that the inhabitants of the most part of those countries, by which they must have come any other way besides by the north-west, being for the most part anthropophagi, or men-eaters, would have devoured them, slain them, or, at the leastwise, kept them as wonders for the gaze. The North-West Passage
  • Sure, even the most ornery fusspot will come across something he likes when perusing the coverage, but for the most part the stuff that emerges seems to fall under one of three categories: Archive 2010-09-01
  • The flowers are for the most part conspicuous, and in plan like that of the adder's-tongue; but some, like the rushes (Fig.  83, _E_), have small, inconspicuous flowers; and others, like the yams and smilaxes, have flowers of two kinds, male and female. Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany For High Schools and Elementary College Courses
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