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English definition of “amazing”

amazing

adjective     /əˈmeɪ.zɪŋ/
B1 extremely surprising : This stain remover really works - it's amazing! The new theatre is going to cost an amazing (= very large ) amount of money . It's amazing to think that the managing director is only 23. It's amazing that no one else has applied for the job . The amazing thing is that it was kept secret for so long . What an amazing coincidence !Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset A2 informal approving very good: This wine is really amazing.Extremely good amazingly     /-li/ adverb B1 Amazingly enough, no one else has applied for the job . The food was amazingly good.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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