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magnitude

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmæɡnɪtjuːd/ formal
the large size or importance of something: People were still unaware of the magnitude of the problem.ImportanceUseful or advantageousGeneral words for size and amountMeasurements of weight and massMeasurements in general
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