Meaning of “hefty” in the English Dictionary

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"hefty" in British English

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(Definition of “hefty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hefty" in American English

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heftyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /ˈhef·ti/

large in amount or size:

a hefty fine/bonus
a hefty steak dinner
a hefty, pink-faced baby

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"hefty" in Business English

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heftyadjective

uk /ˈhefti/ us

extremely large:

a hefty 15.9%/30%/54%, etc. One of the market's star performers announced a hefty $10bn share buyback programme.
hefty returns/dividends They promised investors hefty returns.
a hefty fee/fine/premium Avoid a hefty fine by posting your completed tax return by the end of this month.

(Definition of “hefty” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)