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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
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