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
Today, I launch a large-scale campaign to distribute water.
Large-scale, organized gambling has been linked to organized crime.
The goal remains to continue to grow our franchise as large scale banks pull back.
I'm against large-scale raids that tear families apart and sow fear in communities.
Ceaseless large-scale war games [ by the North Korea state media and South Korea ].
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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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