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English definition of “scale”

scale

noun [S or U] (SIZE)    /skeɪl/
B2 the size or level of something, especially when this is large: We don't yet know the scale of the problem. Nuclear weapons cause destruction on a massive scale (= cause a lot of destruction). My parents used to entertain friends on a large/small scale (= they had large/small parties).General words for size and amount
(Definition of scale noun (SIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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