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fantastic

adjective uk   /fænˈtæs.tɪk/ us  

fantastic adjective (GOOD)

A2 informal extremely good: You look fantastic in that dress. We had a fantastic time. They won the tournament? How fantastic!
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fantastic adjective (NOT REAL)

( also fantastical,   /-tɪ.kəl/   ) strange and imaginary, or not reasonable: He drew fantastic animals with two heads and large wings. fantastical tales (= about imaginary things) very unusual, strange, or unexpected: It seemed fantastic that they still remembered her 50 years later.

fantastic adjective (LARGE)

A fantastic amount is very large: She must be earning a fantastic amount of money.
fantastically
adverb uk   /-tɪ.kəl.i/ us  
B2 They're fantastically rich. They're doing fantastically well.
Translations of “fantastic”
in Korean 환상적으로 좋은…
in Arabic رائع…
in Portuguese fantástico…
in Catalan fantàstic…
in Japanese すばらしい…
in Italian fantastico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好的, 極好的…
in Russian потрясающий, изумительный, невообразимый…
in Turkish harika, şahane, çok fazla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好的, 极好的…
in Polish fantastyczny, niewiarygodny…
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