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grandeur

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɡrændjər/
the quality of being very large and special or beautiful: the grandeur of the hillsBeauty and attractivenessBig and quite bigEnormous
Translations of “grandeur”
in Korean 장엄함…
in Arabic فَخامة…
in French splendeur…
in Turkish görkem, ihtişam, heybet…
in Italian grandiosità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宏偉, 壯麗, 堂皇…
in Russian величие, великолепие…
in Polish wspaniałość, okazałość…
in Spanish grandiosidad, magnificencia…
in Portuguese grandiosidade, grandeza…
in German die Herrlichkeit…
in Catalan grandesa, esplendor…
in Japanese 壮大さ, 雄大さ, 壮麗さ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宏伟, 壮丽, 堂皇…
(Definition of grandeur from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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