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

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uk   us   /ɪnˈkred.ɪ.bl̩/

incredible adjective (DIFFICULT TO BELIEVE)

B2 impossible, or very ​difficult, to ​believe: an incredible ​story The ​latestmissiles can be ​fired with incredible ​accuracy. Itseems incredible that no one ​foresaw the ​crisis.
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incredible adjective (EXTREME)

B1 informal extremely good: Yeah, it was an incredible ​performance. What an incredible ​motorbike!
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(Definition of incredible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ɪnˈkred·ə·bəl/
impossible or very ​difficult to ​believe: She ​showed incredible ​courage and ​determination in coming back from her ​injuries to ​compete again at the ​internationallevel. Incredible is also used to ​emphasize that something is ​unusually good or ​bad: It was an incredible ​bargain.
(Definition of incredible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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