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sizable

or sizeable

[sahy-zuh-buh l] /ˈsaɪ zə bəl/
adjective
1.
of considerable size; fairly large:
He inherited a sizable fortune.
2.
Obsolete. of convenient or suitable size.
Origin of sizable
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; size1 + -able
Related forms
sizableness, noun
sizably, adverb
unsizable, adjective
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  • Nevertheless, there was a sizable turnout of people for the afternoon performance.

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  • Sornal would get his freedom, and there might be sizable damages.

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  • They have nearly 700 children there, and all sizable youngsters.

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British Dictionary definitions for sizable

sizable

/ˈsaɪzəbəl/
adjective
1.
quite large
Derived Forms
sizableness, sizeableness, noun
sizably, sizeably, adverb
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