Definition of 'immense'
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Pupils today are under immense pressure to excel. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To their immense credit, they very nearly did. The Sun (2017)He will feel immense pride, and a little trepidation too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pressure is just immense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At heart he was a poet, but it is the strange melodies and dark voice that give his work immense power. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I found that our aid does immense, immeasurable good. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The pressure is immense; the expectation to know what's going on in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will give me immense pride when I come down this road, or go to this ground and see it. The Sun (2016)Imagine the immense good it could do. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is a mysterious alien structure which brings immense power and wealth. The Sun (2009)Those people still left with a job are under immense pressure simply to keep it. Self-Hypnosis (1994)It is to his immense credit that he can keep on doing so with so much appetite. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You may be convinced that when you eat normally you will gain an immense amount of weight. Coping with Bulimia (1987)The immense relief of finding this a false alarm! A Christmas Carol (1843)One imagines that in subsequent years the actress recalls that moment with immense pride. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So where does its immense pulling power lie? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The expectations of the public are immense and the pressures on players are accordingly higher. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He deserves immense credit for his stoicism in often very difficult circumstances. The Sun (2014)You cannot imagine the immense amount of pain that is being inflicted on him right now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Hearing our daughter was alive was an immense relief. The Sun (2015)It is a record he wears with immense pride. Times, Sunday Times (2014)China has become in a generation an immense economic power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Spooks are under immense pressure to keep us safe. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Industrial activity on this scale would appear to suggest a truly immense amount of metal. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Being able to help the forces world in this way gives me immense pride. The Sun (2010)As a result they exert a subtle yet immense power. Christianity Today (2000)Nigeria sometimes seem to suffer for the immense pressure placed on them by their fans. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In addition to all this there was an immense amount of body language going on. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)You will both find it an immense relief to talk to others who have coped with similar dilemmas. The Sun (2013)Some enlightened companies already do all this to their immense credit and to the longer term health of their employees. BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989)So he is the one pressured into resigning from a channel to whose quality and ratings he has done immense good. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That is to their immense credit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was efficient, kind, modest and done with immense good humour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'immense'
British English: immense ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as immense, you mean that it is extremely large or great.
...an immense cloud of smoke.
Definition of immense from the Collins English Dictionary
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