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prodigious

Pronunciation: /prəˈdɪdʒəs/

Translation of prodigious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [amount/cost] enorme, ingente [formal]; [efforts/strength] prodigioso
    Example sentences
    • It was obviously a big blow, but we have a prodigious amount of young talent at this club and it will give somebody else a chance to come in and fill his shoes.
    • His own prodigious creative talent was fuelled by the stuff of the everyday.
    • This process, as can be seen by the previous Lexington example, burns a prodigious amount of fuel.

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