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adjective large pronunciation in American English /lɑrdʒ/ 
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adjectivelarge
comparativelarger
superlativelargest
  1. bigger than usual in size

    The house had an exceptionally large yard.

    A large man with a long beard stood in the doorway.

    1. b.
      bigger than usual in number or amount

      The range of possibilities is quite large.

      Samples were drawn from a large number of different occupations.

      They had lent large sums of money to two companies in Northern Ireland.

    2. c.
      a large company or organization is one that employs a lot of people in many places and has many activities

      If you are dealing with a large company, make sure you see the local manager.

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