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large

adjective [-er/-est only]  /lɑrdʒ/ us  
of more than a typical or average size or amount: They have a large house in the suburbs. This apartment is much larger than our last one. It was the largest bug I had ever seen. This computer stores large amounts of data. I’d like a large soda. in large part (also in large measure) If something is true in large part or in large measure, it is true to a great degree: The rebirth of interest in cycling in this country was, in large part, a result of Lance Armstrong's success. Large (abbreviation L) is a size of clothing or other product that is bigger than average: The shirt is available in small, medium, and large (sizes).
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