What does large-scale mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. large-scale(adj)

    unusually large in scope

    "a large-scale attack on AIDS is needed"

  2. large-scale(adj)

    constructed or drawn to a big scale

    "large-scale maps"


  1. large-scale(adj.)

    widespread; applying to all or most members of a category or group.


  1. large-scale(Adjective)

    Large in amount, scope or extent.

  2. large-scale(Adjective)

    Drawn large so as to show detail.

  3. Origin: large + scale

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'large-scale' in Adjectives Frequency: #957


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of large-scale in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of large-scale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cylance Chief Executive Stuart McClure:

    It underscores Iran's determination and fixation on large-scale compromise of critical infrastructure.

  2. Philip Roth:

    Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?

  3. David Fleming:

    Large-scale problems do not require large-scale solutions; they require small-scale solutions within a large-scale framework.

  4. Centrica Sam Laidlaw:

    Very few people have actually invested in scale because there haven't been any large-scale private equity funds really devoted to international E&P.

  5. Kim Jong:

    Annual large-scale (U.S.-South Korean) war exercises are a source of heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and increase the threat of nuclear war.

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