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"enormous" in British English

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enormousadjective

uk   /ɪˈnɔː.məs/  us   /əˈnɔːr.məs/
B1 extremelylarge: 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)

"enormous" in American English

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enormousadjective

 us   /ɪˈnɔr·məs/
extremelylarge or ​great: He ​ate an enormous ​helping of ​pasta. The ​wealthy will get enormous ​taxcuts 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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