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1. Brilliant with light or color; radiant: a splendid field of poppies.
2. Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent: splendid costumes.
3. Admired by many; illustrious: splendid achievements.
4. Admirable for boldness or purity; surpassing: splendid character.
5. Very good or satisfying; praiseworthy: a splendid performance in the examinations.

[Latin splendidus, from splendēre, to shine.]

splen′did·ly adv.
splen′did·ness n.
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رَوْعَه، فَخامَه


(= magnificence)Glanz m, → Pracht f
(= excellence)Großartigkeit f
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(ˈsplendid) adjective
1. brilliant, magnificent, very rich and grand etc. He looked splendid in his robes.
2. very good or fine. a splendid piece of work.
ˈsplendidly adverb
ˈsplendour (-də) noun
ˈsplendidness noun
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