egregious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"egregious" in British English

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egregiousadjective

uk   us   /ɪˈɡriː.dʒəs/ formal disapproving
extremelybad in a way that is very ​noticeable: It was an egregious error for a ​statesman to show such ​ignorance.
(Definition of egregious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"egregious" in American English

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egregiousadjective

 us   /ɪˈɡri·dʒəs/
(of something ​bad) ​extreme; beyond any ​reasonabledegree: egregious ​errors of ​fact an egregious ​example of misrepresentation
(Definition of egregious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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