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dramatically

adverb uk   /drəˈmæt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/

dramatically adverb (A LOT)

B2 suddenly or obviously: Your life changes dramatically when you have a baby to take care of.
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dramatically adverb (THEATRE)

(as if) acting in a play: She swept her hair back dramatically.
Translations of “dramatically”
in Chinese (Traditional) 很大的, 突然地, 明顯地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 很大的, 剧烈地, 明显地…
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