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amazing

adjective uk   /əˈmeɪ.zɪŋ/ us  
B1 extremely surprising: This stain remover really works - it's amazing! The new theatre is going to cost an amazing (= very large) amount of money. It's amazing to think that the managing director is only 23. It's amazing that no one else has applied for the job. The amazing thing is that it was kept secret for so long. What an amazing coincidence!Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset A2 informal approving very good: This wine is really amazing.Extremely good
amazingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
B1 Amazingly enough, no one else has applied for the job. The food was amazingly good.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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