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  • n  a garment size for a large person
  • a  above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    a large city
    a large sum
    a big (or large) barn
    a large family
    a large number of newspapers
    large areas of the world
  • s  fairly large or important in effect; influential
    played a large role in the negotiations
  • s  ostentatiously lofty in style
    a man given to large talk
  • s  generous and understanding and tolerant
    a large and generous spirit
    a large heart
  • s  conspicuous in position or importance
    he's very large in financial circles
  • s  having broad power and range and scope
    taking the large view
    a large effect
    a large sympathy
  • s  in an advanced stage of pregnancy
  • r  at a distance, wide of something (as of a mark)
  • r  with the wind abaft the beam
    a ship sailing large
  • r  in a boastful manner

  • This summer, after 25 years of preparation, scientists at CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory, will try to re-create the conditions produced by the Big Bang.
  • The Treasury Secretary said he was backing away from using a large portion of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program fund to buy up troubled mortgage bonds.
  • A photographer takes a picture of the magnet core of the world's largest superconducting solenoid magnet at the European Organization for Nuclear Research's Large Hadron Collider .
News & Articles

  • Large police presence gathers near West Knoxville home
    A large group of Knoxville police officers has gathered near a home on Cate Avenue off Sutherland Avenue in West Knoxville.
    June 22, 2013 - WBIR-TV Knoxville
  • Large collection of fireworks force evacuation in Puyallup
    PUYALLUP, Wash. -- The discovery of a large stash of illegal fireworks prompted the evacuation of several apartments in Puyallup Thursday evening. It happened at the River Trail Apartments on East Main Street.   The multi-agency investigation included officers from the Puyallup Tribal Police Department, Puyallup Police Department, Pierce County Sheriff's Office, and ATF.   It began a few days ...
    June 21, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
    LARGE DUPLEX FOR RENT, 4 BDRM, 2 bath, 2 car garage, a/c, $950. per month, 1 year lease. Good references required. 684-9160. 25-2cc
    June 19, 2013 - Buffalo Bulletin

  • Barack Obama in AFP
    Let us remember that the terrorists responsible for 9/11 are still at large, and must be brought to justice,said Obama, who McCain has attacked as not having enoough foreign policy and national security experience.
  • President Bush in Christian Science Monitor
    Bush said, "In Iraq, we are witnessing the first large-scale Arab uprising against Osama bin Laden, his grim ideology, and his terror network."
  • Ben Bernanke in New York Times
    The arithmetic is, unfortunately, quite clear,Mr. Bernanke said. "To avoid large and unsustainable budget deficits, the nation will ultimately have to choose among higher taxes, modifications to entitlement programs such as Social Security...

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