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enormous

adjective uk   /ɪˈnɔː.məs/  us   /-ˈnɔːr-/
B1 extremely large: an enormous car/house He earns an enormous salary. I was absolutely enormous when I was pregnant. You've been an enormous help.
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enormousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “enormous”
in Arabic هائل, ضَخْم…
in Korean 거대한…
in Malaysian besar…
in French énorme…
in Turkish devasa, çok geniş/büyük, koskoca…
in Italian enorme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極大的, 巨大的, 龐大的…
in Russian огромный…
in Polish ogromny…
in Vietnamese khổng lồ…
in Spanish enorme, inmenso, descomunal…
in Portuguese enorme…
in Thai ที่ใหญ่มหึมา…
in German ungeheuer…
in Catalan enorme…
in Japanese 巨大な…
in Indonesian besar sekali…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极大的, 巨大的, 庞大的…
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