in all likelihood; very likely: He will probably attend.

1525–35; probable + -ly Unabridged
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probably (ˈprɒbəblɪ)
1.  (sentence modifier; not used with a negative or in a question) in all likelihood or probability: I'll probably see you tomorrow
sentence substitute
2.  I believe such a thing or situation may be the case

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Word Origin & History

1530s, "plausibly," from probable. As a general purpose qualifier, 1610s.
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Example sentences
In my opinion, you probably shouldn't teach online if: Your cell phone only
  makes phone calls.
This time probably isn't different.
You've probably promised yourself to get off the couch and get some exercise.
This is probably a good start for now, I just want to get the discusion rolling.
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