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mon·u·men·tal

 (mŏn′yə-mĕn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, resembling, or serving as a monument.
2. Impressively large, sturdy, and enduring.
3. Of outstanding significance: Einstein's monumental contributions to physics.
4. Astounding: monumental cowardice; monumental talent.

mon′u·men·tal′i·ty (-mĕn-tăl′ĭ-tē) n.
mon′u·men′tal·ly adv.
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monumental

(ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntəl)
adj
1. like a monument, esp in large size, endurance, or importance: a monumental work of art.
2. of, relating to, or being a monument
3. informal (intensifier): monumental stupidity.
ˌmonumenˈtality n
ˌmonuˈmentally adv
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mon•u•men•tal

(ˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a monument.
2. exceptionally great, as in quality or degree: a monumental book.
3. of historical or enduring significance: a monumental victory.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin monumentālis]
mon`u•men′tal•ism, n.
mon`u•men•tal′i•ty, n.
mon`u•men′tal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.monumental - relating or belonging to or serving as a monument; "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures"
2.monumental - of outstanding significance; "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"
significant, important - important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
3.monumental - imposing in size or bulk or soliditymonumental - imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
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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monumental

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monumental

adjective
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Translations
ضَخْم ، بارِز، هام
velkolepý
monumental
gífurlegur
anıtsal

monumental

[ˌmɒnjʊˈmentl]
A. ADJ
1. (= grand) [building, sculpture, arch] → monumental
2. (= huge) [task, success, effort] → monumental, colosal; [blunder, error] → garrafal
of monumental proportionsde proporciones monumentales
on a monumental scalea una escala gigantesca
B. CPD monumental mason Nmarmolista mf (funerario/a)
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monumental

[ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntəl] adj
(= huge) → monumental(e)
[disappointment, stupidity] → monumental(e)
[building] → monumental(e)monumental mason nmarbrier m
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monumental

adj
(= very great)enorm, monumental (geh); proportions, achievementgewaltig; ignorance, stupidity, errorkolossal, ungeheuerlich; on a monumental scale, of monumental proportions (disaster, crisis)von riesigem Ausmaß; building, work of artmonumental
monumental inscriptionGrabinschrift f; monumental sculpturesSteinfiguren pl
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monumental

[ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntl] adj (also) (fig) → monumentale, colossale
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monument

(ˈmonjumənt) noun
something built in memory of a person or event, eg a building, tomb etc. They erected a monument in his honour.
ˌmonuˈmental (-ˈmen-) adjective
of great size or scale. a monumental achievement.
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