Definition of august adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

august

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɔːˈɡʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːˈɡʌst//
 
[usually before noun](formal)
 
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impressive, making you feel respect an august group of statesmen He had dared to challenge the views of an august body of imperial historians. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from French auguste or Latin augustus ‘consecrated, venerable’.
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