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astronomical

adjective uk   /ˌæs.trəˈnɒm.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈnɑː.mɪ-/

astronomical adjective (SCIENTIFIC)

[before noun] connected with astronomy: the Royal Astronomical Society astronomical observations/instruments

astronomical adjective (LARGE)

informal (also astronomic ) An astronomical amount is extremely large: an astronomical rent/bill/price/fee
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