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"terrific" in British English

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terrificadjective

uk   us   /təˈrɪf.ɪk/ informal
(Definition of terrific from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"terrific" in American English

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terrificadjective

 us   /təˈrɪf·ɪk/
  • terrific adjective (VERY GOOD)

very good or ​enjoyable: Kate ​looksabsolutely terrific ​tonight.
  • terrific adjective (VERY GREAT)

used to ​emphasize the ​greatamount or ​degree of something: This ​book has had a terrific ​influence on me.
(Definition of terrific from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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