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magnificent

adjective uk   us   /mæɡˈnɪf.ɪ.sənt/
B1 very good, beautiful, or deserving to be admired: a magnificent view a magnificent piece of writing They live in a magnificent Tudor house.
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magnificence
noun [U] uk   us   /-səns/
the splendour and magnificence of the Pyramids
magnificently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
C1 I thought she coped magnificently.
Translations of “magnificent”
in Arabic رائع…
in Korean 훌륭한…
in Malaysian mengagumkan…
in French magnifique…
in Turkish muhteşem, mükemmel, çok güzel…
in Italian magnifico, sfarzoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極好的, 壯麗的, 令人羨慕的…
in Russian великолепный…
in Polish wspaniały…
in Vietnamese lộng lẫy…
in Spanish magnífico…
in Portuguese magnífico, majestoso, maravilhoso…
in Thai งดงาม…
in German großartig…
in Catalan magnífic…
in Japanese 壮大な…
in Indonesian hebat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极好的, 壮丽的, 令人羡慕的…
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