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large-scale

[lahrj-skeyl] /ˈlɑrdʒˈskeɪl/
adjective
1.
very extensive or encompassing; of great scope:
a large-scale business plan.
2.
made to a large scale:
a large-scale map.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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Examples for large-scale
  • There is a difference between a pilot programme-with everyone anxiously working towards good results-and a large-scale operation.
  • large-scale growers can keep it from devastating their harvests only by spraying fungicides from airplanes.
  • At last, his lifelong dream of a career creating large-scale extravaganzas for princely dwellings was coming true.
  • It was the world's first large-scale underwater archeological excavation.
  • Pressure to clear away the country's forests come from loggers, ranchers, and large-scale commercial agricultural ventures.
  • These land deals often result in chaos, strife, and large-scale human tragedy.
  • Ops prided itself on tackling large-scale commercial traffickers.
  • The incident spooked potential investors, and the design never made it into large-scale production.
  • The termite's stomach, of all things, has become the focus of large-scale scientific investigations.
  • Serious large-scale farmers are giving organic methods a try, with startling success.
British Dictionary definitions for large-scale

large-scale

adjective
1.
wide-ranging or extensive
2.
(of maps and models) constructed or drawn to a big scale
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