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prob·a·bly

probably

 
 
pronunciation:
pra b bli
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part of speech: adverb
definition: quite likely; almost certainly.
If it snows a lot tonight we probably won't have school tomorrow.
similar words:
likely
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The word probably contains the following parts:
prob, prov, -prove Latin root that means good; test, prove
-ably, -ibly Latin adverb-forming suffix that means in the manner or way indicated by the adjective
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Adjectives with the suffix -able or -ible are turned into adverbs by dropping the final e and adding -ly1.
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