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amazingadjective

us   /əˈmeɪ·zɪŋ/
making someone feel extremely surprised: It’s pretty amazing how much top athletes get paid.
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amazingadjective

uk   /əˈmeɪ.zɪŋ/ us   /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!
A2 informal approving very good: This wine is really amazing.

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adverb uk   /əˈmeɪ.zɪŋ.li/ us   /əˈmeɪ.zɪŋ.li/
B1 Amazingly enough, no one else has applied for the job. The food was amazingly good.
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