Definition of 'considerable'
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She would have had a considerable degree of intoxication. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So this is another challenge in which his success has been considerable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Iran presents a different but no less considerable challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The body and mind are closely linked and can exert considerable influence over one another. Know Your Own Mind (1991)We received a considerable number of strong applications from poetry organisations for national portfolio funding. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This will free up a considerable amount of money to invest in services. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Within its pages it reflects a truly ambitious writer and a woman of considerable courage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet illegal immigration is a matter of considerable public anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plainly the two overlap to a considerable degree. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)Her scam was one that a number of fellow peers have used with considerable financial success. The Sun (2010)But their indirect influence has been considerable. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)That does not seem to me to be a considerable number. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This can set you back a considerable amount. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It must have taken considerable courage to help police. The Sun (2009)There was considerable public interest in ballooning. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)But the justification for regarding it as a major influence is considerable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)People also lost considerable numbers of plants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Get up and move regularly if you spend a considerable amount of time sitting. Stay Well This Winter (1989)There is considerable public misunderstanding of the purpose of universities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To a considerable degree, he has things backwards. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)In adult life, this prematurely forced competence may lead to considerable occupational success. Trauma and Recovery (1992)He was admired for his intellect, humour and considerable moral courage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He also brings considerable scientific know-how. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is clear that NVQ standards focus down to a considerable degree. Training with N.L.P. (1994)Though in passing I may say that the position you would have to give would be very much less considerable after such a marriage than before it. The Catalans
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Translations for 'considerable'
British English: considerable ADJECTIVE
Considerable means great in amount or degree.
To be without my assistant would be a considerable blow.
Definition of considerable from the Collins English Dictionary
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