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adjective huge pronunciation in American English /hjudʒ/
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  1. 1
    extremely large in size
    She arrived at the airport carrying two huge suitcases.
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    1. a.
      extremely large in number, amount, or degree
      Many of today’s players earn huge amounts of money from sponsorship and advertising.
      The concert turned out to be a huge success.
  2. 2
    extremely successful and well known
    The band is huge in both Britain and the U.S.

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