Definition of large-scale in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːdʒskeɪl/


1Involving large numbers or a large area; extensive: large-scale commercial farming
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  • According to residents, police then began a provocative large-scale mobilisation in the area.
  • A number of people were arrested after large-scale disorder broke out at a Bradford nightclub.
  • You mention that the breaking up of large-scale commercial agriculture is retrograde.
2(Of a map or model) made to a scale large enough to show certain features in detail.
Example sentences
  • This is a large-scale map to start the listener off on explorations of their own.
  • The only skills needed are to be able to read a large-scale map and to be able to recognise the common water birds likely to be seen along these rivers.

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