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English definition of “big”

big

adjective [-er/-est only] (LARGE)   /bɪɡ/ (-gg-)
large in size or amount: a big ant/man/building/city Do you have these shoes in a bigger size? He tried to impress his friends by using big words. She got a big raise. I had a great big slice of chocolate cake. This is the region’s biggest bicycle race. Big can also mean to a large degree: a big spender/eater infml Big can also mean older: a big sister/brother infml Big can also be used to add emphasis: You’re a big bully!
(Definition of big adjective (LARGE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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