large-scale

[ lahrj-skeyl ]
/ ˈlɑrdʒˈskeɪl /

adjective

very extensive or encompassing; of great scope: a large-scale business plan.
made to a large scale: a large-scale map.

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Origin of large-scale

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for large-scale

large-scale

adjective

wide-ranging or extensive
(of maps and models) constructed or drawn to a big scale
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