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Definition of voluminous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    voluminous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//vəˈlumənəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1(of clothing) very large; having a lot of cloth synonym ample a voluminous skirt
  2. 2(of a piece of writing, a book, etc.) very long and detailed There is voluminous literature on modernism and post-modernism.
  3. 3(of a container, piece of furniture, etc.) very large I sank down into a voluminous armchair. From one of his voluminous pockets he produced a bottle of whiskey.
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