Translation of large in Spanish:
adjective larger, largest
- 1 1.1 (in size)(area/room)a large gardenhe's a large manun jardín grandeun gran jardínshe has a large nosees un hombre corpulento or [colloquial] grandotetry on a larger sizetiene la nariz grandelarge printpruébate una talla or (River Plate area) un talle más grande1.2 (in number, amount) a large proportion of my incomeletra (feminine) or tipo (masculine) grandehe drew a large audiencegran parte or una buena parte de mis ingresosthe largest collection of stamps in the worldatrajo (a) una gran cantidad de públicola mayor colección de sellos del mundoExample sentences
- Preterm infants get cold quickly because of their relatively large surface area.
- Not being inordinately large in size, he had the advantage of being an amateur boxer.
- Is there a relatively large group of people or an area that could be swayed by such arguments?
- 2 (in scope)(issue/question/view)Example sentences
- Hence we should treat them instead with a large range of pharmaceutical agents.
- This large range in ripe grapes is an important source of variation in quality.
- It will be seen from this that Bellavitis worked on a large range of mathematical topics.
- 1at large 1.1 (at liberty) See examples: to be at large (murderer/tiger)1.2 (as a whole) the public at large it will benefit society at largeandar suelto1.3 (in US) See examples: representative at largebeneficiará a la sociedad en general(representante de todo un estado o distrito en el Congreso o Senado de los EEUU)1.4 (in detail) [formal]en profundidad
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