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adjective fantastic pronunciation in British English /fænˈtæstɪk/

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  1. 1
    informal extremely good or pleasant
    It’s a fantastic view from up here, isn’t it?
    You’ve done a fantastic job.
    He looked absolutely fantastic.
    ‘We’re having another baby.’ ‘Fantastic!’
  2. 2
    informal extremely large
    You’ve all put in a fantastic amount of work.
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  3. 3
    formal not practical or sensible
    Where do they get these fantastic ideas?
  4. 4




    mainly literary strange or imaginary
    fantastic creatures/stories/tales


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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