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"spectacular" in British English

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spectacularadjective

uk   /spekˈtæk.jə.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
B1 very ​exciting to ​look at: a spectacular ​view He ​scored a spectacular ​goal in the second ​half. There was a spectacular ​sunset last ​night.B1 especiallygreat: We've had spectacular ​success with the ​product.

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spectacularnoun [C]

uk   /spekˈtæk.jʊ.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
an ​event or ​performance that is very ​exciting to ​watch and ​involves a lot of ​people
(Definition of spectacular from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spectacularadjective

 us   /spekˈtæk·jə·lər/
exciting and ​interesting because of being ​large or ​extreme: a spectacular ​sunset The ​scenery is spectacular. He ​scored a spectacular ​touchdown. The ​raffle was a spectacular ​success.

spectacularnoun [C]

 us   /spekˈtæk·jə·lər/
a ​large, ​excitingevent, show, or ​performance: a ​television spectacular
(Definition of spectacular from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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