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massive

adjective uk   us   /ˈmæs.ɪv/
B2 very large in size, amount, or number: They have a massive house. She died after taking a massive overdose of drugs. If the drought continues, deaths will occur on a massive scale.
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massively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The film is a massively (= very) ambitious project.
massiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “massive”
in Arabic هائِل, ضَخِم…
in Korean 거대한…
in Malaysian besar…
in French massif…
in Turkish muazzam, iri, çok büyük…
in Italian massiccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的, 大量的…
in Russian огромный, грандиозный…
in Polish ogromny, masywny, rozległy…
in Vietnamese đồ sộ, to lớn…
in Spanish enorme, monumental…
in Portuguese enorme, sólido, imponente…
in Thai ใหญ่โต หนัก และแข็งมาก…
in German massiv…
in Catalan enorme…
in Japanese 巨大な…
in Indonesian besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的, 大量的…
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