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18. large :

noun, adverb & adjective :

1. of more than average size, quantity, degree, etc. : exceeding that which is common to a kind or class : big : great

2. on a great scale

3. the longest note in mensural notation

4. Nautical : with the wind free or abaft the beam so that all sails draw fully

usage :

  • He's very large in financial circles.

  • to a large extent

  • the country at large

  • a problem seen in large

  • a large producer of paper goods

  • a large and generous spirit

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