Definition of 'large'
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The work is now being carried on upon a large scale. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would suit a large family that likes to entertain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Orchestral music and opera are expensive because they need large numbers of people. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was difficult to train my attention to follow a narrative for large chunks of time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Wipe a whisk and a large mixing bowl with the lemon to remove any grease. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It invests in a large number of smaller companies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The home side really could have won by a much larger margin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet press stories about data breaches keep appearing with monotonous regularity because too many businesses both large and small still take a half-hearted approach to data protection. Computing (2010) Many of the largest remaining untapped deposits lie in a remote area to the west of the Shetland Islands. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When we practise altruism on a large scale we say we are humanitarian. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your new love comes from a large family. The Sun (2008)This is extremely important for large businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Love waits for you where large groups of people sing together. The Sun (2016) Many large oil companies have had to delay or shelve big projects. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many will have already moved a large chunk of their fund into cash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The net is being thrown over a very large number of companies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some of the rooms are as large as the average flat. The Sun (2012)Use a money belt or secure inside pocket if you have to carry large amounts. The Sun (2007)The need to feel part of something much larger than you are is human. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two large men and one hefty woman were climbing aboard from a yellow dinghy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We must stop the rot before we have social disobedience on a large scale. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Stability and family life loom large in his thoughts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is very much aimed at businesses large and small. The Sun (2013)By and large people who might give up their seats seem to be paralysed with embarrassment. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005) Many large charities now employ an army of experts in writing tenders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Transfer the drained veg to a large bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Large numbers died from disease and malnutrition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is understood that the bank and some of its largest shareholders are considering a substantial reduction in its participation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The cheaper these, the cheaper and therefore the larger the quantity of goods sold. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)A completed financial plan for a large company is a substantial document. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
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Translations for 'large'
British English: large /lɑːdʒ/ ADJECTIVE
A large thing or person is big or bigger than usual.
This fish lives in large rivers and lakes.
- American English: large
- Arabic: كَبِيرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: grande
- Chinese: 大的
- Croatian: velik
- Czech: velký
- Danish: stor
- Dutch: groot
- European Spanish: grande
- Finnish: suuri suurikokoinen
- French: grand taille
- German: groß
- Greek: ευμεγέθης
- Italian: grande
- Japanese: 大きい
- Korean: 큰
- Norwegian: stor
- Polish: wielki
- European Portuguese: grande
- Romanian: mare
- Russian: большой
- Spanish: grande
- Swedish: stor
- Thai: ใหญ่
- Turkish: büyük iri
- Ukrainian: великий
- Vietnamese: rộng lớn
Definition of large from the Collins English Dictionary
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