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marvellousadjective

UK (US marvelous) uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl.əs/  us   /ˈmɑːr-/
B1 extremely good: He's done a marvellous ​job of the ​decorating. It took me ​ages to get it ​right, but it was a marvellous ​feeling when I did. It's marvellous how everyone's ​tried to ​help. He was a ​truly marvellous ​storyteller. We've ​achieved some marvellous ​results with this new ​drug.

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marvellously
adverb (US marvelously) uk   us   /-li/
We've had a few ​arguments over the ​years, but in ​general we get on marvellously.
(Definition of marvellous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marvellous”
in Arabic مُذْهِل…
in Korean 놀라운…
in Portuguese maravilhoso…
in Catalan meravellós…
in Japanese すばらしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝妙的, 好极了的…
in Turkish olağanüstü, harikulade, fevkalade…
in Russian изумительный, чудесный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕妙的, 好極的…
in Italian fantastico, straordinario…
in Polish cudowny…
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