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great

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