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great

adjective
 
 
/ɡreɪt/
EXCELLENT A1 very good
отличный, прекрасный
We had a great time. I've had a great idea!Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good
IMPORTANT B2 important or famous
великий
a great statesman/novelistImportanceUseful or advantageous
LARGE A2 large in amount, size, or degree
огромный
a great crowd of peopleBig and quite bigEnormous
EXTREME B1 extreme
колоссальный
great success/difficultyVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
great big/long, etc B2 very big/long, etc
очень большой/длинный и т. д.
I gave her a great big hug.Big and quite bigEnormousVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
a great many a large number
множество
Big and quite bigEnormous
greatness noun [U] B2
величие
→  See also go to great lengths to do sth , set great store by sth , the best/greatest thing since sliced bread
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