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large

adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /lɑrdʒ/
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).
Translations of “large”
in Arabic كَبير…
in Korean 큰…
in Malaysian besar…
in French grand, gros…
in Turkish büyük, geniş, iri…
in Italian grande…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大的, 大規模的, 大量的…
in Russian большой…
in Polish duży…
in Vietnamese rộng, lớn…
in Spanish grande…
in Portuguese grande…
in Thai ใหญ่โต…
in German groß…
in Catalan gran…
in Japanese 大きい…
in Indonesian besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大的, 大规模的, 大量的…
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