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  • adj. Used other than as an idiom: see writ,‎ large,‎ larger,‎ largest.
  • adj. Magnified; on a large scale.
  • adj. Readily discerned, unmistakably indicated.

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  • adj. made more obvious or prominent

Etymologies

writ ("written") + large; a reference to Plato’s Republic, wherein he describes the state as being like the individual, but larger and easier to examine. (Wiktionary)

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