greatadjectiveuk /ɡreɪt/ us /ɡreɪt/
great adjective (BIG)
great adjective (FAMOUS)
- The cinematic effects in her films are clearly borrowed from the great film-makers of the past.
- Rome, Carthage and Athens were some of the great city-states of the ancient world.
- Gathered all together in this church, we commemorate those who lost their lives in the great war.
- As a child, he aspired to be a great writer.
- Despite her limitations as an actress, she was a great entertainer.
great adjective (EXTREME)
- We're living in a time of great change.
- The numerous awards on the walls bear witness to his great success.
- It takes great skill to weave a basket from/out of rushes.
- To my great surprise, they agreed to all our demands.
- The George Cross is a decoration that is bestowed on British civilians for acts of great bravery.
great adjective (GOOD)
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