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

  2. made to a large scale: a large-scale map.

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Origin of large-scale

First recorded in 1885–90

Words Nearby large-scale Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for large-scale


  1. wide-ranging or extensive

  2. (of maps and models) constructed or drawn to a big scale

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