from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. superlative form of large: most large.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. greatest in size of those under consideration.
  • adj. maximal.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Beth Jacob can no longer claim the title largest orthodox synagogue west of the Mississippi.

    Your Moral Leader

  • At a "due-diligence" briefing at the firm's New York offices late last month for Wall Street analysts whose firms will underwrite the deal, the Carlyle executives said their firm has a greater global footprint than their rivals have, citing what they described as the largest private-equity presence in China.

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  • Sushil Cheema/The Wall Street Journal 'This is what I call the largest outside living room ever,' Ms Patterson says of the porch.

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  • WASHINGTON—The Energy Department backed what it called the largest residential rooftop solar project in U.S. history Wednesday, offering to guarantee part of $344 million in loans for Solar City Corp. to install rooftop solar panels at military bases.

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  • It's prejudice, said Arolde de Oliveira, a Brazilian MP and the president of MK Music, which he describes as the largest gospel label in Latin America.

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  • It's building what it calls the largest clock in the world, atop the second-largest skyscraper in the world, in the Islamic holy city of Mecca -- in hopes of replacing GMT with "Mecca Time."

    Saudis Want 'Mecca Time' To Replace GMT

  • There are dozens of companies selling stock photography competing with Getty, but the largest is a public company formerly known as Internet. com, named Jupitermedia Corporation, and a private company controlled by Bill Gates, named Corbis.

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  • Spatially, the scheme submitted by architects Dan Wood and Amale Andraos will involve heavy cardboard tubes — the largest is a yard in height, and in diameter — in part because of the shadows they would cast and because of their resilience.

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  • U.S. officials charged over 500 people in what they termed the largest-ever crackdown on scams ranging from Ponzi schemes to pump-and-dump operations.


  • U.S. officials said they have charged more than 500 people in what they dubbed the largest-ever nationwide sweep of scam artists preying on individual investors.

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