ほとんど

kana: ほとんど
rome: hotondo

ほとんど - English Dictionary

[ adverb ]
■ in large part
■ mainly or chiefly
e.g.)
・These accounts are largely inactive
for the most part , largely , mostly

[ adverb ]
■ (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
e.g.)
・lasted approximately an hour
・in just about a minute
・he's about 30 years old
・I've had about all I can stand
・we meet about once a month
・some forty people came
・weighs around a hundred pounds
・roughly $3,000
・holds 3 gallons, more or less
・20 or so people were at the party
about , approximately , around , close to , just about , more or less , or so , roughly , some

[ adverb ]
■ to some degree
e.g.)
・we were pretty much lost when we met the forest ranger
pretty much

[ adverb ]
■ almost
■ nearly
e.g.)
・practically the first thing I saw when I got off the train
・he was practically the only guest at the party
・there was practically no garden at all
practically

[ adverb ]
■ (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
■ all but
e.g.)
・the job is (just) about done
・the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
・we're almost finished
・the car all but ran her down
・he nearly fainted
・talked for nigh onto 2 hours
・the recording is well-nigh perfect
・virtually all the parties signed the contract
・I was near exhausted by the run
・most everyone agrees
about , almost , most , near , nearly , nigh , virtually , well-nigh

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