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"magnificent" in British English

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magnificentadjective

uk   /mæɡˈnɪf.ɪ.sənt/  us   /mæɡˈnɪf.ə.sənt/
B1 very good, ​beautiful, or ​deserving to be ​admired: a magnificent ​view a magnificent ​piece of writing They ​live in a magnificent Tudor ​house.

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magnificence
noun [U] uk   /mæɡˈnɪf.ɪ.səns/  us   /mæɡˈnɪf.ə.səns/
the ​splendour and magnificence of the Pyramids
magnificently
adverb uk   /mæɡˈnɪf.ɪ.sənt.li/  us   /mæɡˈnɪf.ə.sənt.li/
C1 I ​thought she ​coped magnificently.
(Definition of magnificent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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magnificentadjective

 us   /mæɡˈnɪf·ə·sənt/
causing ​admiration esp. because of an ​unusualquality such as ​greatsize or ​beauty: New Orleans is ​famous for ​its magnificent ​oldoaktrees.
magnificence
noun [U]  us   /mæɡˈnɪf·ə·səns/
the magnificence of ​nature
(Definition of magnificent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “magnificent”
in Korean 훌륭한…
in Arabic رائع…
in Malaysian mengagumkan…
in French magnifique…
in Russian великолепный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極好的, 壯麗的, 令人羨慕的…
in Italian magnifico, sfarzoso…
in Turkish muhteşem, mükemmel, çok güzel…
in Polish wspaniały…
in Spanish magnífico…
in Vietnamese lộng lẫy…
in Portuguese magnífico, majestoso, maravilhoso…
in Thai งดงาม…
in German großartig…
in Catalan magnífic…
in Japanese 壮大な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极好的, 壮丽的, 令人羡慕的…
in Indonesian hebat…
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