1 adv If something or someone is popularly known as something, most people call them that, although it is not their official name or title.
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...the Mesozoic era, more popularly known as the age of dinosaurs., ...an infection popularly called mad cow disease.
2 adv If something is popularly believed or supposed to be the case, most people believe or suppose it to be the case, although it may not be true.
Schizophrenia is not a `split mind' as is popularly believed...
3 adv A popularly elected leader or government has been elected by a majority of the people in a country.
Walesa was Poland's first popularly elected President.
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
commonly, conventionally, customarily, generally, ordinarily, regularly, traditionally, universally, usually, widely
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