noun uk
/ˈweɪ.tɪŋ/ us
/-t̬ɪŋ/ UK

› [U] an increase in an amount, especially extra money paid to people because they work in an area where it is expensive to live: Do they pay London weighting? › [C or U] a value that is given to a number or a group of numbers to show how important they are when compared with each other: When the final marks are calculated greater weighting is given to the practical tests than to the written work.

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October 22, 2014

We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,