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great

adjective /ɡreit/
of a better quality than average; important
grand
a great writer Churchill was a great man.
very large, larger etc than average
grand
a great crowd of people at the football match.
of a high degree
grand
Take great care of that book.
very pleasant
merveilleux
We had a great time at the party.
clever and expert
doué pour
John’s great at football.
greatly adverb
grandement
I was greatly impressed by her singing.
greatness noun She was given the award in recognition of her greatness as an athlete.
(Definition of great from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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