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

 

magnificent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//mæɡˈnɪfɪsnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mæɡˈnɪfɪsnt//
 
 
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extremely attractive and impressive; deserving praise synonym splendid The Taj Mahal is a magnificent building. She looked magnificent in her wedding dress. You've all done a magnificent job. Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin magnificent- ‘making great’, based on magnus ‘great’.
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