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Definition of splendid adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1very impressive; very beautiful splendid scenery The hotel stands in splendid isolation, surrounded by moorland.
  2. 2(old-fashioned) excellent; very good synonym great What a splendid idea! We've all had a splendid time. It will be a splendid opportunity to practice your Spanish. The meal was simply splendid.
    adverb You all played splendidly. The guests were splendidly dressed.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: splendid

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