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very extensive or encompassing; of great scope:
a large-scale business plan.
made to a large scale:
a large-scale map.
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There is a difference between a pilot programme-with everyone anxiously working towards good results-and a
growers can keep it from devastating their harvests only by spraying fungicides from airplanes.
At last, his lifelong dream of a career creating
extravaganzas for princely dwellings was coming true.
It was the world's first
underwater archeological excavation.
Pressure to clear away the country's forests come from loggers, ranchers, and
commercial agricultural ventures.
These land deals often result in chaos, strife, and
Ops prided itself on tackling
The incident spooked potential investors, and the design never made it into
The termite's stomach, of all things, has become the focus of
farmers are giving organic methods a try, with startling success.
British Dictionary definitions for
wide-ranging or extensive
(of maps and models) constructed or drawn to a big scale
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If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.
He will show you a large room upstairs, already furnished. Make preparations for us there.
A large tree may have some withered twigs; a large family may have some ne'er-do-well offspring.
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