Meaning of “large” in the English Dictionary

"large" in English

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uk /lɑːdʒ/ us /lɑːrdʒ/

A2 big in size or amount:

a large house
the world's largest computer manufacturer
We need a larger car.
We didn't expect such a large number of people to attend the concert.
We've made good progress, but there's still a large amount of work to be done.
There was a larger-than-expected fall in unemployment last month.
Researchers have just completed the largest-ever survey of criminal behaviour in the UK
The population faces starvation this winter without large-scale emergency food aid.

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uk /lɑːdʒ/ us /lɑːrdʒ/

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

"large" in American English

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largeadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /lɑrdʒ/

of more than a typical or average size or amount:

They have a large house in the suburbs.
This apartment is much larger than our last one.
It was the largest bug I had ever seen.
This computer stores large amounts of data.
I’d like a large soda.
in large part also in large measure

If something is true in large part or in large measure, it is true to a great degree:

The rebirth of interest in cycling in this country was, in large part, a result of Lance Armstrong's success.

Large abbreviation L is a size of clothing or other product that is bigger than average:

The shirt is available in small, medium, and large (sizes).

(Definition of “large” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)