Definition of 'grand'
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This is a fine restoration and reuse of a grand building. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The grandest monuments are still of imperial vintage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Just think what you could do with a whopping ten grand. The Sun (2008)This is a bargain at less than two grand. The Sun (2016)There are many times when six grand looks like a lot of money. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We want to protect the festive nature of the grand prix. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is probably the biggest match of the season next to the final of a grand slam. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The empire was not the product of a grand design. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)He certainly raises many grand questions that get lightly addressed or go unanswered. Christianity Today (2000)What do you call a collection of grand old residences? Times, Sunday Times (2015)And you have played a grand total of zero minutes of league football this year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yesterday the only thing grand was the final whistle. The Sun (2010)The skeletons of grand buildings haunt the graveyard that once was a bustling neighbourhood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He still has the grand piano that he had when we were growing up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the charity is absolutely right to turn down this ten grand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So the language is likely to be less grand. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That six grand would have been recouped within ten seconds of the fine being imposed. The Sun (2009)He had lost two consecutive sets and looked like losing his fifth grand slam final. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is a green jacket away from being only the sixth man in history to complete the career grand slam. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Repair will cost over a grand. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It would have cost five grand. Times, Sunday Times (2014)New Zealand completed a grand slam of victories over the home unions four months ago. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One grand prix of the season in Melbourne yesterday with sublime ease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Such is the grand design, the plan of campaign. English Conservatism since the Restoration: An introduction and anthology (1990)
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