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adjective (BIG) 大的     /ɡreɪt/
large in amount, size or degree 大量的;巨大的;强烈的 an enormous great hole 巨大的洞 A great crowd had gathered outside the President's palace. 一大群人聚集在总统官邸外面。 The improvement in water standards over the last 50 years has been very great. 过去50年中,水质有了很大的提高。 A great many people would agree. 很多人会表示赞同。 The great majority of (= Almost all) people would agree. 绝大多数人都会表示赞同。 formal It gives us great pleasure to announce the engagement of our daughter Maria. 我们非常高兴地宣布我们的女儿玛丽亚订婚了。 formal It is with great sorrow that I inform you of the death of our director. 我万分悲痛地通知您我们院长逝世的消息。 I have great sympathy for you. 我对你深表同情。 I spent a great deal of time there. 我在那儿度过了很长时间。 Big and quite bigEnormous
[before noun] used in names, especially to mean large or important (用在名称中,尤用于表示大或重要)大 a Great Dane (= large type of dog) 大丹犬 Catherine the Great 叶卡捷琳娜大帝(指叶卡捷琳娜二世) the Great Wall of China 中国长城 the Great Bear (= group of stars) 大熊星座 Big and quite bigEnormous
greatness     /ˈɡreɪt.nəs/ noun [U]
skill and importance 伟大;卓著;杰出 Her greatness as a writer is unquestioned. 她是一名伟大的作家,这无可置疑。 Skill, talent and ability
(Definition of great adjective (BIG) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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