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Definition of 'large-scale'

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The source said the apparent failure to conduct large-scale strike operations off the Russian carrier was not surprising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They will have spent weeks working to devise a large-scale production that utilises the venue's considerable technical resources. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will large-scale investment solve the shortage of homes to rent? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The second is to allow large-scale immigration from younger societies. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Critics have suggested recently that there is a dearth of large-scale study evidence to support this. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We need to understand and to feel that we are able to fulfil large-scale projects. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other packs of rats are coming to the surface around large-scale construction projects. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He built the first big turkey slaughterhouse and went into large-scale production. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Britain leads the way in large-scale modern food production. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was to be the first large-scale electronic computer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Each includes a large-scale map of the county and photographs to give a feel for the places mentioned. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The large-scale study is the first to show that obesity has a direct impact on cognitive and memory decline. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result is that large-scale projects to establish patterns in the code of thousands of individuals are at last feasible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the raw data represents a stark illustration of the problems facing forces nationwide as the society they police changes rapidly because of large-scale immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But investment in large-scale low-carbon projects has been limited. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The tower is part of the large-scale regeneration project in the Battersea area. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We can't engage in a large-scale operation because many civilians are involved. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By moving into large-scale production, he was able to reduce prices and undercut the opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is the first large-scale manufacturing of a new brand here for 23 years. The Sun (2015)We have a port, we have large-scale investment which will make it a major force once again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Patients are much more likely to die if they are admitted to hospital at weekends, a large-scale study has concluded. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As he captures the impact of large-scale industrial projects around the world, she attempts to give his work a deeper political context. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'large-scale'

British English: large-scale ADJECTIVE
A large-scale action or event happens over a very wide area or involves a lot of people or things.
...a large-scale military operation.
  • American English: large-scale
  • Brazilian Portuguese: em larga escala
  • Chinese: 大规模的
  • European Spanish: a gran escala
  • French: à grande échelle
  • German: im großen Rahmen
  • Italian: su vasta scala
  • Japanese: 大規模な
  • Korean: 대규모의
  • European Portuguese: em larga escala
  • Spanish: a gran escala

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