scalenounuk /skeɪl/ us /skeɪl/
scale noun (MEASURE)
- Films are rated on a scale of poor, fair, good and excellent.
- Like all reading book schemes, these books are on a graduated scale of difficulty.
- On a scale of one to ten, I'd rate his latest book a five.
- The new salary scale only refers to company managers and directors.
- Management have offered an extra 2% to staff on the lowest end of the pay scale.
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scale noun (SIZE)
- He doesn't seem to comprehend the scale of the problem
- This is a story about theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
- If the drought continues, deaths will occur on a massive scale.
- They enjoyed success on a scale unparalleled by any previous pop group.
- This century has witnessed environmental destruction on an unprecedented scale.
scale noun (MACHINE)
scale noun (MUSIC)
scale noun (SKIN)
scale noun (COVERING)
scaleverb [T]uk /skeɪl/ us /skeɪl/
scale verb [T] (CLIMB)
scale verb [T] (CLEAN TEETH)