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English definition of “good”

good

adjective (LARGE)    /ɡʊd/ (better, best)
C1 [before noun] used to emphasize the large number, amount, or level of something: We've walked a good distance today. There was a good-sized crowd at the airport waiting for the plane to land. Not all of his movies have been successful - there were a good few (= several) failures in the early years. Have a good think about it and let me know tomorrow. You have a good cry and you'll feel better after. There's a good chance the operation will be successful. → See also good moneyBig and quite bigEnormous a good deal of B2 much: The new law met with a good deal of opposition at the local level.Masses and large amounts of things a good ... C2 (also a good ...'s) more than: It's a good half hour's walk to the station from here. The police said a good 20 kilos of explosive were found during the raid. Driving through the deserted town we saw a good many (= a lot of) burned-out houses.Large in number or quantity
(Definition of good adjective (LARGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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