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amplitude

noun [U] (LARGE AMOUNT)    /ˈæm.plɪ.tjuːd/ US  /-tuːd/ formal
a large amount or wide range: The sheer amplitude of the novel invites comparisons with Tolstoy.Masses and large amounts of things
(Definition of amplitude noun (LARGE AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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