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supersize

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈsuː.pə.saɪz/ us    /-pɚ-/ US
describes the largest size of meal or drink available in a fast food restaurantBig and quite bigEnormous (also supersized) informal very large: Unhealthy food is producing supersized kids.Big and quite bigEnormous

supersize

verb uk   /ˈsuː.pə.saɪz/ us    /-pɚ-/ US
[I or T] to give a customer in a fast food restaurant the largest size of meal or drink: "A burger and a Coke please." "Can I supersize it for you?"Selling [T] to increase a lot in size, or to make something increase a lot in size: We offer tips on how to supersize your business.Increasing and intensifyingBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
supersizing
noun [U] uk   informal us  
SellingIncreasing and intensifyingBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
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