What does large-scale mean?

Definitions for large-scale

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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. Hun Sen:

    Today, I launch a large-scale campaign to distribute water.

  2. Socrates Villegas:

    Large-scale, organized gambling has been linked to organized crime.

  3. Shawn Matthews:

    The goal remains to continue to grow our franchise as large scale banks pull back.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    I'm against large-scale raids that tear families apart and sow fear in communities.

  5. North Korea:

    Ceaseless large-scale war games [ by the North Korea state media and South Korea ].

Images & Illustrations of large-scale

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