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English definition of “hefty”

hefty

adjective     /ˈhefti/
extremely large : a hefty 15.9%/30%/54%, etc. One of the market's star performers announced a hefty $10bn share buyback programme .hefty returns/dividends They promised investors hefty returns .a hefty fee/fine/premium Avoid a hefty fine by posting your completed tax return by the end of this month . hefty increases / losses / rises a hefty debt / profit / discount hefty bonuses / commissions / penalties
(Definition of hefty adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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