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"massive" in British English

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massiveadjective

uk   us   /ˈmæs.ɪv/
B2 very ​large in ​size, ​amount, or ​number: They have a massive ​house. She ​died after taking a massive ​overdose of ​drugs. If the ​droughtcontinues, ​deaths will ​occur on a massive ​scale.

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massively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​film is a massively (= very)ambitiousproject.
massiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of massive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"massive" in American English

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massiveadjective

 us   /ˈmæs·ɪv/
very ​large in ​size, ​amount, or ​degree: a massive ​building He took massive ​doses of ​vitamin C. She ​died of a massive ​heartattack.
(Definition of massive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"massive" in Business English

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massiveadjective

uk   us   /ˈmæsɪv/
very large in ​size or ​amount: The ​companyneeds to ​raisecash to ​pay down its massive $1.2 ​billiondebt. Last ​year saw central-bank ​intervention on a truly massive ​scale. If you are a ​major sports ​star or ​topbankexecutive, the ​rewards are massive.
(Definition of massive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “massive”
in Korean 거대한…
in Arabic هائِل, ضَخِم…
in Malaysian besar…
in French massif…
in Russian огромный, грандиозный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的, 大量的…
in Italian massiccio…
in Turkish muazzam, iri, çok büyük…
in Polish ogromny, masywny, rozległy…
in Spanish enorme, monumental…
in Vietnamese đồ sộ, to lớn…
in Portuguese enorme, sólido, imponente…
in Thai ใหญ่โต หนัก และแข็งมาก…
in German massiv…
in Catalan enorme…
in Japanese 巨大な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的, 大量的…
in Indonesian besar…
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