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adjective formal splendid pronunciation in American English /ˈsplendɪd/
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  1. very impressive, or very good
    She is a splendid painter.
    You have a splendid opportunity to do something different and original.
    I think a party is a splendid idea!
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    1. a.
      used about something that is impressive and beautiful to look at
      The huge windows gave us a splendid view of the grounds.
      a splendid building/boulevard
      A splendid buffet was laid out along a 30-foot table.
    2. c.
      mainly British spoken used for saying that you are pleased about something or think it is good
      “I’ll be there at 4:00.” “Oh, splendid!”

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