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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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British Dictionary definitions for largescale

large-scale

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