Definition of sizeable in English:

sizeable

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪzəb(ə)l
 
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(also sizable)

adjective

Fairly large: a sizeable proportion of the population a sizeable apartment
More example sentences
  • He emphasized that a sizable proportion comprised fairly recent arrivals in the party.
  • This points to some serious problems for a sizeable proportion of the working population.
  • Heroin use on a sizable scale is a fairly recent development in Limerick.
Synonyms
fairly large, substantial, considerable, respectable, significant, largish, biggish, decent, decent-sized, generous, handsome; Scottish & Northern Englishbonny
informal tidy, not to be sneezed at, serious
archaic goodly

Derivatives

sizeably

adverb
More example sentences
  • After the setting up of these camps, poaching along the border areas have sizeably been reduced.
  • Dating from 1980, the semi-detached house has been sizably extended to the rear to provide 131 square metres of accommodation over three levels and comes to the market in walk-in condition.
  • Both organizations had grown sizably since the late 1870's.

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