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grand

adjective  /ɡrænd/ us  

grand adjective (IMPORTANT)

important and large in degree or size: When I mess up, I mess up on a grand scale. The ten top essayists will compete for the $10,000 grand prize (= the largest prize in the competition). The new restaurant will hold its grand opening Saturday (= a big celebration of the opening of its business).

grand adjective (ATTRACTIVE)

attractive in style and appearance: A grand staircase leads to the second floor.

grand

noun [C]  /ɡrænd/ ( plural grand) ( abbreviation G) slang us  

grand noun [C] (MONEY)

$1000: He lost three grand in the stock market last week.
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