Definition of “incredible” - English Dictionary

“incredible” in English

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uk /ɪnˈkred.ə.bəl/ us /ɪnˈkred.ə.bəl/

incredible adjective (DIFFICULT TO BELIEVE)

B2 impossible, or very difficult, to believe:

an incredible story
The latest missiles can be fired with incredible accuracy.
It seems incredible that no one foresaw the crisis.

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(Definition of “incredible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“incredible” in American English

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us /ɪnˈkred·ə·bəl/

impossible or very difficult to believe:

She showed incredible courage and determination in coming back from her injuries to compete again at the international level.

Incredible is also used to emphasize that something is unusually good or bad:

It was an incredible bargain.

(Definition of “incredible” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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