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Definition of large-scale adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1involving many people or things, especially over a wide area large-scale development the large-scale employment of women
  2. 2(of a map, model, etc.) drawn or made to a scale that shows a small area of land or a building in great detail opposite small-scale
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