unusually large in scope
"a large-scale attack on AIDS is needed"
constructed or drawn to a big scale
widespread; applying to all or most members of a category or group.
Large in amount, scope or extent.
Drawn large so as to show detail.
Origin: large + scale
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'large-scale' in Adjectives Frequency: #957
The numerical value of large-scale in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of large-scale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It underscores Iran's determination and fixation on large-scale compromise of critical infrastructure.
Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
Large-scale problems do not require large-scale solutions; they require small-scale solutions within a large-scale framework.
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.
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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Translations for large-scale
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- a gran escalaCatalan, Valencian
- groß angelegt, großangelegtGerman
- a gran escalaSpanish
- suurimittakaavainen, mittava, laajaFinnish
- à grande échelleFrench
- mòr-sgèileScottish Gaelic
- nagyarányú, nagymérvűHungarian
- su larga scalaItalian
- 大型, 大規模Japanese
- em larga escala, em grande escalaPortuguese
- крупномасштабный, в крупном масштабеRussian
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