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vast

 (văst)
adj. vast·er, vast·est
1. Very great in size, extent, or quantity. See Synonyms at enormous.
2. Very great in scope or import: a vast improvement.
n. Archaic
An immense space.

[Latin vāstus.]

vast′ly adv.
vast′ness n.
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vast

(vɑːst)
adj
1. unusually large in size, extent, degree, or number; immense
2. (prenominal) (intensifier): in vast haste.
n
3. the vast chiefly poetic immense or boundless space
4. dialect Brit a very great amount or number
[C16: from Latin vastus deserted]
ˈvastity n
ˈvastly adv
ˈvastness n
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vast

(væst, vɑst)

adj. , -er, -est,
n. adj.
1. of very great area or extent.
2. of very great size or proportions.
3. very great in number, quantity, or amount.
4. very great in degree or intensity.
n.
5. Literary. an immense expanse or space.
[1565–75; < Latin vastus empty, immense]
vast′ly, adv.
vast′ness, n.
vast′y, adj. vast•i•er, vast•i•est.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vast - unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scopevast - unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
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vast

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vast

adjective
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Translations
واسِع، فَسيح
obrovskýrozlehlý
enorm
vasta
laajavaltava
gríîarstór, feiknamikill
bezgalīgslielsplašs
ogromenprostran
enorm

vast

[vɑːst] ADJ (vaster (compar) (vastest (superl *))) [building, quantity, organization] → enorme, inmenso *; [area] → vasto, extenso; [range, selection] → enorme, amplísimo; [knowledge, experience] → vasto
at vast expensegastando enormes cantidades de dinero
it's a vast improvement on his previous workes muchísimo mejor que su trabajo anterior
the vast majority (of people)la inmensa mayoría (de la gente) *
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vast

[ˈvɑːst] adj [range, array, numbers, sums, quantities, area, expanse, distances] → vaste before n; [knowledge, experience] → vaste before n; [amount, success] → vaste before n
at vast expense → à grand prix
the vast majority → la vaste majorité
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vast

adj (+er)gewaltig, riesig; area alsoweit, ausgedehnt; bulk, difference alsoriesengroß; knowledgeenorm; majorityüberwältigend; wealth, powersriesig, unermesslich; a vast expanseeine weite Ebene; the vast expanse of the oceandie unermessliche Weite des Ozeans; to a vast extentin sehr hohem Maße; a vast successein Riesenerfolg m; at vast expensezu enormen Kosten; to be a vast improvement on somethingeine enorme Verbesserung gegenüber etw sein
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vast

[vɑːst] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (territory, expanse) → vasto/a; (sum, amount) → ingente; (difference, improvement) → enorme
at vast expense → con enorme dispendio di capitale
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vast

(vaːst) adjective
of very great size or amount. He inherited a vast fortune.
ˈvastness noun
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