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large

adjective
 
 
/lɑːdʒ/
A2 big in size or amount: a large number of people a large amount of money Police discovered a large quantity of drugs in the van. She comes from quite a large family. The shirt was a bit too large. →  Opposite small adjective Big and quite bigEnormous
be at large If someone dangerous is at large, they are not in prison.Running away and escaping
sb/sth at large people or things in general: This group is not representative of the population at large.People in general
Translations of “large”
in Arabic كَبير…
in Korean 큰…
in Malaysian besar…
in French grand, gros…
in Turkish büyük, geniş, iri…
in Italian grande…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大的, 大規模的, 大量的…
in Russian большой…
in Polish duży…
in Vietnamese rộng, lớn…
in Spanish grande…
in Portuguese grande…
in Thai ใหญ่โต…
in German groß…
in Catalan gran…
in Japanese 大きい…
in Indonesian besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大的, 大规模的, 大量的…
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