Definition of life-size in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlīf ˈˌsīz/
(also life-sized)


Of the same size as the person or thing represented: a life-size statue of a discus-thrower
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  • About 125 years later, the town erected an enormous, life-sized model of the squid, so that all who look upon it might be awestruck.
  • It is a life-sized statue of the Pharaoh in the customary royal striding position, wearing the royal head-cloth nemes and holding a mace in one hand.
  • Visitors can sit and pray in a makeshift chapel that features a life-sized statue of Mother Teresa sitting in the ground in a corner, hunched over in prayer.

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Syllabification: life-size

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