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broad, extensive, far-reaching, global, sweeping, vast, wholesale, wide, wide-ranging  
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, large scale  
1       adj   A large-scale action or event happens over a very wide area or involves a lot of people or things.  
ADJ n     (Antonym: small-scale)    ...a large scale military operation.     
2       adj   A large-scale map or diagram represents a small area of land or a building or machine on a scale that is large enough for small details to be shown.  
ADJ n     (Antonym: small-scale)    ...a large-scale map of the county.     

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fairly large, especially 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
to eat large amount of food, doe to extreme hunger
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.


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