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"enormous" in British English

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enormousadjective

uk   /ɪˈnɔː.məs/ us   /əˈnɔːr.məs/
B1 extremely large: an enormous car/house He earns an enormous salary. I was absolutely enormous when I was pregnant. You've been an enormous help.

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enormousness
noun [U] uk   /ɪˈnɔː.məs.nəs/ us   /əˈnɔːr.məs.nəs/
(Definition of enormous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enormousadjective

us   /ɪˈnɔr·məs/
extremely large or great: He ate an enormous helping of pasta. The wealthy will get enormous tax cuts under the proposal.
(Definition of enormous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enormous”
in Korean 거대한…
in Arabic هائل, ضَخْم…
in Malaysian besar…
in French énorme…
in Russian огромный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極大的, 巨大的, 龐大的…
in Italian enorme…
in Turkish devasa, çok geniş/büyük, koskoca…
in Polish ogromny…
in Spanish enorme, inmenso, descomunal…
in Vietnamese khổng lồ…
in Portuguese enorme…
in Thai ที่ใหญ่มหึมา…
in German ungeheuer…
in Catalan enorme…
in Japanese 巨大な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极大的, 巨大的, 庞大的…
in Indonesian besar sekali…
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“enormous” in British English

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