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adjective formal     splendid pronunciation in British English
  1. very impressive, or very good

    She is a splendid painter.

    I think a party is a splendid idea!

    You have a splendid opportunity to do something different and original.

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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. b.
      used about a period of time that is very enjoyable or pleasant

      We had a splendid time in Nice.

    3. c.
      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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