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English definition of “big”


adjective [-er/-est only] (IMPORTANT)   /bɪɡ/ (-gg-)
important , because of being powerful , influential , or having a serious effect : He had a big decision to make about his future . There’s a big difference between starting up a business and just talking about it. The big story in the news this week is the blizzard in the Midwest . We just bought a house , so today’s a big day for us. infml If a product or activity is big, it is extremely popular : Those toys are very big in Japan.
(Definition of big adjective (IMPORTANT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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