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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How to use large-scale in a sentence
Some of the streets in this part of the town have seen large scale-destruction.
Moreover, trucks, dust, and boomtown stress are the effects of any large-scale industrial activity.
But they are serious: what large-scale fracking does is change small farm towns into industrial sites.
Since June, Israel has conducted two large-scale military operations in the West Bank and Gaza.
There are precious few large-scale, ambitious, original works.Christopher Nolan Uncut: On ‘Interstellar,’ Ben Affleck’s Batman, and the Future of Mankind | Marlow Stern | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They refuse war the credit of being the only exercise in devotion on the large scale existing in this world.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
It is a wood Flute of very large scale, with the mouth on the narrow side of the pipe.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
Where this work goes on on a large scale, basin-shaped depressions are inevitably formed.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
large-scale housing is primarily for married people with growing families.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents | Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
We cannot doubt that the sacrificing of children was practised on a large scale among the Canaanites.
British Dictionary definitions for large-scale
wide-ranging or extensive
(of maps and models) constructed or drawn to a big scale
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