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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal The most prestigious level of attainment in a competitive field: made it to the big time with his latest film.

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  • n. The highest, or most prestigious level in any field, especially in entertainment.

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  • n. the highest level of an occupation (especially in entertainment)

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  • You're not in the big time until there's a fake Twitter account to mock you :-/

    September 18, 2010