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vast

adjective [-er/-est only]  /væst/ us  
extremely large: The vast majority of our studentsnearly 90 percentgraduate within four years.
vastly
adverb  /ˈvæs·tli/ us  
I think the original movie was vastly superior to the remake.
Translations of “vast”
in Korean 엄청난…
in Arabic شاسِع…
in French immense…
in Turkish çok geniş, çok büyük, uçsuz bucaksız…
in Italian vasto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的, 廣大的…
in Russian огромный, обширный…
in Polish olbrzymi…
in Spanish vasto, inmenso…
in Portuguese vasto…
in German unermeßlich…
in Catalan vast…
in Japanese 広大な, ばく大な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的, 广大的…
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