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supersize

larger than average or standard sizes; huge; to greatly increase size, amount, or extent of
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su·per·size

 (so͞o′pər-sīz′)
tr.v. su·per·sized, su·per·siz·ing, su·per·siz·es
1. To order (a portion of food) in the largest amount offered, especially at a fast-food restaurant.
2. To enlarge (something) to an unusual or remarkable degree: "a $20 million renovation that supersized the playhouse in everything from backstage space to the size of its season" (Phil Gallo).
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supersize

(ˈsuːpəˌsaɪz)
adj
(Cookery) larger than standard size: supersize fries.
vb (tr) , -sizes, -sizing or -sized
(Cookery) to increase the size of (something, such as a standard portion of food)
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Translations

supersize

[ˈsuːpərsaɪz] supersized [ˈsuːpərsaɪzd] adj [portion, order] → géant(e)
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supersize

nRiesenformat nt, → Übergröße f
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