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marvellous

adjective UK (US marvelous) uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl.əs/  us   /ˈmɑːr-/
B1 extremely good: He's done a marvellous job of the decorating. It took me ages to get it right, but it was a marvellous feeling when I did. It's marvellous how everyone's tried to help. He was a truly marvellous storyteller. We've achieved some marvellous results with this new drug.
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adverb (US marvelously) uk   us   /-li/
We've had a few arguments over the years, but in general we get on marvellously.
Translations of “marvellous”
in Korean 놀라운…
in Arabic مُذْهِل…
in Portuguese maravilhoso…
in Catalan meravellós…
in Japanese すばらしい…
in Italian fantastico, straordinario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕妙的, 好極的…
in Russian изумительный, чудесный…
in Turkish olağanüstü, harikulade, fevkalade…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝妙的, 好极了的…
in Polish cudowny…
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