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"massive" in British English

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massiveadjective

uk   /ˈmæs.ɪv/ us   /ˈmæs.ɪv/
massively
adverb uk   /ˈmæs.ɪv.li/ us   /ˈmæs.ɪv.li/
The film is a massively (= very) ambitious project.
massiveness
noun [U] uk   /ˈmæs.ɪv.nəs/ us   /ˈmæs.ɪv.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 heart attack.
(Definition of massive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"massive" in Business English

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massiveadjective

uk   /ˈmæsɪv/ us  
very large in size or amount: The company needs to raise cash to pay down its massive $1.2 billion debt. Last year saw central-bank intervention on a truly massive scale. If you are a major sports star or top bank executive, 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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