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English definition of “large”


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 adjectiveBig 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
(Definition of large from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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