extraordinarily large meaning, extraordinarily large definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   If you describe something or someone as extraordinary, you mean that they have some extremely good or special quality.  
usu ADJ n     (approval)    (=exceptional, remarkable, amazing)  
We've made extraordinary progress as a society in that regard..., The task requires extraordinary patience and endurance..., Rozhdestvensky is an extraordinary musician.     
   extraordinarily             adv   ADV adj   (=exceptionally)  
She's extraordinarily disciplined.     
2       adj   If you describe something as extraordinary, you mean that it is very unusual or surprising.,   (emphasis)    (=remarkable, amazing)  
What an extraordinary thing to happen!..., His decision to hold talks is extraordinary because it could mean the real end of the war.     
   extraordinarily             adv   ADV adj/adv, ADV with cl   (=remarkably)  
Apart from the hair, he looked extraordinarily unchanged..., Extraordinarily, the favourites for the title lie at the bottom of the table.     
3       adj   An extraordinary meeting is arranged specially to deal with a particular situation or problem, rather than happening regularly.  
...at an extraordinary meeting of the sport's ruling body...     
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large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
celui qui marche droit trouve toujours la route assez large
d'un petit gland sourd naît un grand chêne
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