French translation of 'magnitude'
1. (= large scale) ampleur f
an operation of this magnitude une opération de cette ampleur
They do not recognize the magnitude of the problem. Ils ne réalisent pas l’ampleur du problème.see also order of magnitude
2. [of earthquake] magnitude f
3. (Mathematics) magnitude f
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The magnitude of what was happening - had happened - was still sinking in.FINAL RESORT (2002)
It was not until 1832, six years after Spix's death, that the magnitude of his error became apparent.SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)
As I said on your earlier visit, I have a debt of considerable magnitude to your late uncle.MURDER IN E MINOR (2002)
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British English: magnitude NOUN
If you talk about the magnitude of something, you are talking about its great size, scale, or importance.
An operation of this magnitude is going to be difficult.
Translation of magnitude from the Collins English to French Dictionary