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vast

adjective
 
 
/vɑːst/
B2 extremely big: a vast amount of money vast forest areasEnormousBig and quite big
Translations of “vast”
in Arabic شاسِع…
in Korean 엄청난…
in Malaysian besar, banyak…
in French immense…
in Turkish çok geniş, çok büyük, uçsuz bucaksız…
in Italian vasto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的, 廣大的…
in Russian огромный, обширный…
in Polish olbrzymi…
in Vietnamese rộng lớn, mênh mông…
in Spanish vasto, inmenso…
in Portuguese vasto…
in Thai ใหญ่โต…
in German unermeßlich…
in Catalan vast…
in Japanese 広大な, ばく大な…
in Indonesian besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的, 广大的…
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