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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 of large-scale
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • It took him into a new astonishing world, the world of large-scale manufacture and industrial organization.

    Marriage H. G. Wells
  • Everything fitted in with my mental picture of the large-scale map.

    The Escaping Club A. J. Evans
  • Pilot and observer-two naval lieutenants-were found to have a large-scale map of London in their possession.

    The Mastery of the Air William J. Claxton
  • Tacked up in the entryway of their barracks was a large-scale map.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Another necessity of large-scale production, involving still greater consequences, was mechanical labour.

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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