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Great

Meanings and phrases

great

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adj.
  1. relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
  2. of major significance or importance; outstanding
  3. remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect
  4. very good; bang-up; bully; corking; cracking; dandy; groovy; keen; neat; nifty; not bad; peachy; slap-up; swell; smashing
  5. in an advanced stage of pregnancy; big; enceinte; expectant; gravid; large; heavy; with child
  6. uppercase; capital; majuscule

great

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n.
  1. a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field

Alexander the Great

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n.
  1. king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC); Alexander

Alfred the Great

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n.
  1. king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899); Alfred

Athanasius the Great

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n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373); Athanasius; Saint Athanasius; St. Athanasius

Basil the Great

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n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379); Basil; St. Basil; Basil of Caesarea; St. Basil the Great

Canute the Great

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n.
  1. king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035); Canute; Cnut; Knut

Catherine the Great

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n.
  1. empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796); Catherine II; Catherine

Charles the Great

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n.
  1. king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814); Charlemagne; Carolus; Charles; Charles I

Constantine the Great

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n.
  1. Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire; in 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople (280-337); Constantine; Constantine I; Flavius Valerius Constantinus

Cyrus the Great

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n.
  1. king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC); Cyrus II; Cyrus the Elder

Darius the Great

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n.
  1. king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC); Darius I

Ferdinand the Great

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n.
  1. king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065); Ferdinand I

Frederick the Great

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n.
  1. king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786); Frederick II

Great Arabian Desert

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n.
  1. a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia; Arabian Desert

Great Attractor

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n.
  1. a massive grouping of galaxies in the direction of Centaurus and Hydra whose gravitational attraction is believed to cause deviations in the paths of other galaxies

Great Australian Bight

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n.
  1. a wide bay of the Indian Ocean in southern Australia; notorious for storms

Great Australian Desert

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n.
  1. general name given to all desert areas in Australia; Australian Desert

Great Barrier Reef

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n.
  1. the largest coral reef in the world; in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Australia

Great Bear

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n.
  1. a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star; Ursa Major

Great Britain

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n.
  1. an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales; GB
  2. a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom; United Kingdom; UK; U.K.; Britain; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Great Commoner

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n.
  1. United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925); Bryan; William Jennings Bryan; Boy Orator of the Platte

Great Dane

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n.
  1. very large powerful smooth-coated breed of dog

Great Depression

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n.
  1. the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s
  2. a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment; Depression

Great Divide

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n.
  1. that part of the continental divide formed by the Rocky Mountains in the United States

Great Dividing Range

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n.
  1. a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia; Eastern Highlands

Great Dog

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n.
  1. a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius; Canis Major

Great Elector

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n.
  1. the Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688); Frederick William

Great Falls

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n.
  1. a town in central Montana on the Missouri river; a center of extensive hydroelectric power

Great Indian Desert

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n.
  1. a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan; Thar Desert

Great Lakes

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n.
  1. a group of five large, interconnected lakes in central North America

Great Lakes State

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n.
  1. a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region; Michigan; Wolverine State; MI

Great Mendenhall Glacier

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n.
  1. a glacier of the Piedmont type near Juneau in Alaska; Mendenhall Glacier

Great Mother

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n.
  1. great nature goddess of ancient Phrygia in Asia Minor; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Roman Ops; Cybele; Dindymene; Magna Mater; Mater Turrita

Great Plains

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n.
  1. a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans; Great Plains of North America

Great Plains of North America

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n.
  1. a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans; Great Plains

Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

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n.
  1. a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos; Cultural Revolution

Great Pyramid

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n.
  1. a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt; Pyramid; Pyramids of Egypt

Great Pyrenees

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n.
  1. bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the Newfoundland

Great Revolt

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n.
  1. a widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II; Peasant's Revolt

Great Rift Valley

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n.
  1. ( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults

Great Russian

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n.
  1. a member of the chief stock of Russian people living in European Russia; used to distinguish ethnic Russians from other peoples incorporated into Russia

Great Salt Desert

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n.
  1. a salt desert in north central Iran; Dasht-e-Kavir; Kavir Desert

Great Salt Lake

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n.
  1. a shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah

Great Sandy Desert

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n.
  1. a desert region in northwestern Australia to the north of the Gibson Desert
  2. a desert in southern Saudi Arabia; Rub al-Khali; Ar Rimsal; Dahna

Great Schism

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n.
  1. the period from 1378 to 1417 during which there were two papacies in the Roman Catholic Church, one in Rome and one in Avignon

Great Seal of the United States

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n.
  1. the seal of the United States government

Great Slave Lake

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n.
  1. a lake in the Northwest Territories in northwestern Canada; drained by the Mackenzie River

Great Smoky Mountains

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n.
  1. part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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n.
  1. a national park in Tennessee and North Carolina that includes the highest mountain in the eastern United States

Great Victoria Desert

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n.
  1. a desert region in south central Australia to the north of the Nullarbor Plain

Great Wall

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n.
  1. a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width; Chinese Wall; Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

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n.
  1. a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width; Chinese Wall; Great Wall

Great War

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n.
  1. a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918; World War I; World War 1; First World War; War to End War

Great White Way

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n.
  1. a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters; Broadway

Gregory the Great

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n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604); Gregory; Gregory I; Saint Gregory I; St. Gregory I

Henry the Great

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n.
  1. king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France; Henry IV; Henry of Navarre

Herod the Great

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n.
  1. king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC); Herod

Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-Front

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n.
  1. a Turkish terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for bombing a British consulate and bank in Istanbul; a violent opponent of Turkey's secular government and its ties to the European Union and NATO; IBDA-C

Ivan the Great

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n.
  1. grand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars laid the basis for Russian unity (1440-1505); Ivan III; Ivan III Vasilievich

Justinian the Great

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n.
  1. Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565); Justinian; Justinian I

Kamehameha the Great

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n.
  1. Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819); Kamehameha I

King of Great Britain

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n.
  1. the sovereign ruler of England; King of England

Leo the Great

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n.
  1. Italian pope from 440 to 461 who extended the authority of the papacy to the west and persuaded Attila not to attack Rome (440-461); Leo I; St. Leo I

Louis the Great

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n.
  1. king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715); Louis XIV; Sun King

Mithridates the Great

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n.
  1. ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC); Mithridates; Mithridates VI

Otto the Great

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n.
  1. King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (912-973); Otto I; Otho I

Peter the Great

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n.
  1. czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725); Peter I; Czar Peter I

Pompey the Great

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n.
  1. Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC); Pompey; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

Rameses the Great

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n.
  1. king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments; Rameses II; Ramesses II; Ramses II; Ramesses the Great; Ramses the Great

Ramesses the Great

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n.
  1. king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments; Rameses II; Ramesses II; Ramses II; Rameses the Great; Ramses the Great

Ramses the Great

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n.
  1. king of Egypt between 1304 and 1237 BC who built many monuments; Rameses II; Ramesses II; Ramses II; Rameses the Great; Ramesses the Great

St . Basil the Great

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n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379); Basil; St. Basil; Basil of Caesarea; Basil the Great

The Great Charter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215; Magna Carta; Magna Charta

Theodosius the Great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the last emperor of a united Roman Empire, he took control of the eastern empire and ended the war with the Visigoths; he became a Christian and in 391 banned all forms of pagan worship (346-395); Theodosius; Theodosius I; Flavius Theodosius

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom; United Kingdom; UK; U.K.; Britain; Great Britain

Xerxes the Great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC); Xerxes I

a great deal

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adv.
  1. to a very great degree or extent; a lot; lots; a good deal; much; very much
  2. frequently or in great quantities; much; often

great Solomon's-seal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American perennial herb with smooth foliage and drooping tubular greenish flowers; Polygonatum biflorum; Polygonatum commutatum

great St John 's wort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial shrub having large star-shaped yellow flowers in narrowly pyramidal cymes; Hypericum ascyron; Hypericum pyramidatum
n.
  1. the muscle that adducts and extends the thigh; musculus adductor magnus

great anteater

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America; ant bear; giant anteater; tamanoir; Myrmecophaga jubata

great ape

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n.
  1. any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae; pongid

great auk

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n.
  1. large flightless auk of rocky islands off northern Atlantic coasts; extinct; Pinguinus impennis

great barracuda

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n.
  1. large (up to 6 ft) greyish-brown barracuda highly regarded as a food and sport fish; may be dangerous to swimmers; Sphyraena barracuda

great bellied

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adj.
  1. having a prominent belly; big-bellied

great black-backed gull

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. white gull having a black back and wings; black-backed gull; cob; Larus marinus

great blue heron

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n.
  1. large American heron having bluish-grey plumage; Ardea herodius

great blue shark

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters; blue shark; Prionace glauca

great bowerbird

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large bowerbird of northern Australia; Chlamydera nuchalis

great burdock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use; greater burdock; cocklebur; Arctium lappa

great bustard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. largest European land bird; Otis tarda

great care

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. more attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons
E.g.
  • Due to the cost of sample acquisition, samples should be treated with great care.
  • Men wore a toga-like garment and took great care not to appear naked even when washing.
  • Villumsen had buried the body with great care, and a pair of skis marked the grave site.

great cerebral vein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cerebral vein formed by the two internal cerebral veins and continuing into the sinus rectus; vena cerebri magna

great circle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center
E.g.
  • Helsinki has an optimal location for great circle (i.e.
  • Its name, fittingly, means, "great circle."
  • The 4th meridian west forms a great circle with the 176th meridian east.

great crested grebe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large Old World grebe with black ear tufts; Podiceps cristatus

great deal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; batch; deal; flock; good deal; hatful; heap; lot; mass; mess; mickle; mint; mountain; muckle; passel; peck; pile; plenty; pot; quite a little; raft; sight; slew; spate; stack; tidy sum; wad
E.g.
  • There is a great deal of standardization required.
  • Self’s avatar portrays a great deal of confidence.
  • But Meyer also generated a great deal of conflict.

great duckweed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cosmopolitan except South America and New Zealand and some oceanic islands; water flaxseed; Spirodela polyrrhiza

great grandchild

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a child of your grandson or granddaughter
n.
  1. a daughter of your grandson or granddaughter

great grandfather

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a father of your grandparent
E.g.
  • He is the great grandfather of the Duchess of Kent.
  • His great grandfather Peter Donnelly was a Minuteman.
  • His great grandfather was a Scottish labourer.

great grandmother

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n.
  1. a mother of your grandparent

great grandparent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a parent of your grandparent

great grandson

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a son of your grandson or granddaughter
E.g.
  • Emri Zaid is the great grandson of Alexander Zaïd.
  • He was the great grandson of the poet Coventry Patmore.
  • It was written by his great grandson Khoshru Navrosji Banaji.

great gray owl

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large dish-faced owl of northern North America and western Eurasia; great grey owl; Strix nebulosa

great grey kangaroo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. very large greyish-brown Australian kangaroo formerly abundant in open wooded areas; giant kangaroo; Macropus giganteus

great grey owl

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large dish-faced owl of northern North America and western Eurasia; great gray owl; Strix nebulosa

great gross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cardinal number equal to one dozen gross; 1728

great hall

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n.
  1. the principal hall in a castle or mansion; can be used for dining or entertainment
E.g.
  • The great hall is known for its good acoustics.
  • The great hall is one of the main structures of the university.
  • The great hall has a floor of English limestone and Purbeck marble.

great horned owl

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n.
  1. brown North American horned owl; Bubo virginianus

great hundred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and twelve; long hundred; 120

great knapweed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall European perennial having purple flower heads; greater knapweed; Centaurea scabiosa

great lobelia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall erect and very leafy perennial herb of eastern North America having dense spikes of blue flowers; blue cardinal flower; Lobelia siphilitica

great maple

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn; sycamore; scottish maple; Acer pseudoplatanus

great millet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves; kaffir; kafir corn; kaffir corn; Sorghum bicolor

great mullein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches; common mullein; Aaron's rod; flannel mullein; woolly mullein; torch; Verbascum thapsus
n.
  1. hairy plant with pinkish flowers; Great Plains to northern Mexico; Castilleja sessiliflora

great power

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world; world power; major power; power; superpower
E.g.
  • The year 1885 will decide her fate as a great power.
  • It also gave the NA great power.
  • Such holdings gave it great power over the governments of small countries.

great ragweed

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n.
  1. a coarse annual with some leaves deeply and palmately three-cleft or five-cleft; Ambrosia trifida

great saphenous vein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the longest vein in the body; runs from foot to the groin where it joins the femoral vein; long saphenous vein

great seal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the principal seal of a government, symbolizing authority or sovereignty

great skua

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large brown skua of the northern Atlantic; Catharacta skua

great snipe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Old World snipe larger and darker than the whole snipe; woodcock snipe; Gallinago media

great toe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first largest innermost toe; big toe; hallux

great white heron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a common egret of the genus Egretta found in America; it is a variety of the Old World white egret Casmerodius albus; American egret; Egretta albus
  2. widely distributed Old World white egret; Casmerodius albus
  3. large white heron of Florida and the Florida Keys; Ardea occidentalis

great white hope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone (or something) expected to achieve great success in a given field; white hope

great white shark

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans; white shark; man-eater; man-eating shark; Carcharodon carcharias

great year

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n.
  1. time required for one complete cycle of the precession of the equinoxes, about 25,800 years; Platonic year

great yellow gentian

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. robust European perennial having clusters of yellow flowers; Gentiana lutea

great yellowcress

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial herb found on streams and riversides throughout Europe except extreme north and Mediterranean; sometimes placed in genus Nasturtium; Rorippa amphibia; Nasturtium amphibium

in great confusion

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adv.
  1. in disorderly haste; head over heels; heels over head; topsy-turvy; topsy-turvily

the Great Calamity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight; between 1846 and 1851 a million people starved to death and 1.6 million emigrated (most to America); the Irish Famine; the Great Hunger; the Great Starvation

the Great Compromiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852); Clay; Henry Clay

the Great Hunger

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight; between 1846 and 1851 a million people starved to death and 1.6 million emigrated (most to America); the Irish Famine; the Great Starvation; the Great Calamity

the Great Starvation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight; between 1846 and 1851 a million people starved to death and 1.6 million emigrated (most to America); the Irish Famine; the Great Hunger; the Great Calamity

the great unwashed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the common people generally; multitude; masses; mass; hoi polloi; people

to a great extent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. to a considerable degree; heavily

great success

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A novel of great success was taken from this film.
  • Unett also had great success in a Hillman Hunter.
  • She focuses on "Rebel", which is a great success.

great number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The next night, a great number come to listen.
  • The individual accolades were in great number.
  • Romania and Greece also host a great number of witches.

great importance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a great importance while conducting tax audits.
  • Since ages, the temple has been held in great importance.
  • Primary industries are also of great importance, however.

great interest

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The royal couple took great interest in their staff.
  • Their exhibitions were a success and a great interest.
  • "Sirene" had been of great interest in 1930s.

so great

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E.g.
  • The merchant is blessed for having so great a treasure.
  • She is so professional and so great.
  • His interest was so great that he wanted to be a wildlife presenter.

great influence

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E.g.
  • It also had great influence in England and France.
  • Indian (Hindu) thought had great influence on Weil.
  • His ideas had a great influence on post-Archaic art.

great many

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also killed a great many innocent civilians.
  • This causes a stampede which kills a great many people.
  • Large or fast ships could require a great many boilers.

great majority

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Eastern bishops formed the great majority.
  • The great majority of people viewed him with suspicion.
  • The great majority accepted a place at The Actor Works.

too great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To dance around the facts would be too great a disservice.
  • As soon as the heat gets too great, just go bankrupt and get out.
  • If "n" is large enough, then the skew of the distribution is not too great.

great variety

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They also consume a great variety of shrubs and trees.
  • The Greek words are used in a great variety of meanings.
  • The early 19th century saw a great variety of flute designs.

great detail

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sector has been surveyed, but not in great detail.
  • I don't do sex scenes in any great detail.
  • The chronicle of Rasted describes his victory in great detail.

first great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Death of Allan Robertson, the first great professional golfer.
  • Salieri's first great success was in the realm of serious opera.
  • The first great master of the style was the composer Joseph Haydn.

great difficulty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With great difficulty we managed to drag her back.
  • There was great difficulty in determining its position.
  • They became stuck and were removed with great difficulty.

great part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Says Eskander: “It was just a great part time job.
  • In 1956, he donated a great part of collections to the government.
  • The park includes a great part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.

last great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The concerto was Elgar's last great popular success.
  • It is deemed the last great epic poem in European literature.
  • He was the last great ruler of Egypt before the Persian conquest.

showed great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Linnaeus greatly respected Scopoli and showed great interest in his work.
  • He showed great ability for the study of languages and ancient documents.
  • He showed great aptitude.

other great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The other great teacher of the high school was SMT.
  • It separates you from the million other great players."
  • In addition to his career as an entertainer, Jones's other great love was horses.

made great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mu Xin has also made great achievements in literature.
  • The Dravidians made great contributions to development of Hinduism.
  • He made great contribution to the first Chinese early warning airplane.

great numbers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has led great numbers of you astray.
  • It's collected for the aquarium trade, but not in great numbers.
  • They were however found in great numbers in the northern regions of Nandi.

great effect

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Frost uses personification to great effect throughout the poem.
  • On “Mack the Knife,” he and Person trade phrases to great effect.
  • He reappeared again in two matches in 1919, again to no great effect.

caused great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This case caused great public debate in the late spring of 1844.
  • The 'graffiti' on their Holiest site caused great offence to Jews.
  • This caused great sadness, depression and fear amongst those not involved.

great popularity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sen achieved great popularity as a lawyer and orator.
  • The IMC's annual youth sailing camp enjoys great popularity.
  • Encaustic or inlaid tiles enjoyed two periods of great popularity.

great extent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has also worked over Tasawwuf to a great extent.
  • In alloy design, this effect is used to a great extent.
  • The movement protected the rights of tenants to a great extent.

great potential

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The country has great potential for hydroelectric power.
  • The thinking prevailed that the prairies had great potential.
  • Now, with VfL, he has the chance to develop his great potential."

great wealth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His business flourished and he gained great wealth.
  • A great wealth of texts survives from the MHG period.
  • Abid accumulated great wealth during his life.

many great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is now considered one of the many great 'composers in exile'.
  • The band pays tribute to many great jazz drummers in addition to Buddy Rich.
  • Until 1996 he produced etchings and aquatints for many great illustrated books.

made a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He made a great reputation in old men's parts.
  • However, they made a great team.
  • Abo has made a great effort to preserve the memory of her late husband.

very great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "We had a ball, making some very great music."
  • There is... a very great art in making rubbish acceptable".
  • "His sensitivity is very great.

no great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Why they did what they did – is no great secret.
  • He reappeared again in two matches in 1919, again to no great effect.
  • For the most part no great art or skill was lavished on those old tombstones.

great work

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bokhari's great work was done at the United Nations.
  • But what happened is, she had this great work ethic."
  • His great work, "Les Origines de l'ancienne France", was produced slowly.

great lengths

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jerry goes to great lengths to get a sad-faced handicapped girl to laugh.
  • He has gone to great lengths to find the right kind of studio production.
  • He was a paternalistic employer and went to great lengths to improve the situation of his employees.

great powers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Among the region's great powers, Edom was held in low regard.
  • This caused the pope to be recognized by all the great powers.
  • Then, God sent a man in his androgynous body, endowed him with great powers.

great respect

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Emperor Akbar had a great respect for the Shaikh.
  • The living have great respect for the dead.
  • The Khmer people have great respect for the enchanting brothers.

took great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The royal couple took great interest in their staff.
  • He took great pride in helping assistant coaches advance their careers.
  • The ancients took great stock in success as a sign of favoritism by the gods.

great amount

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Because of this, The Law Code of Manu has a great amount of authority.
  • There is a great amount of research and drugs developed relating to cancer.
  • There is also a great amount of shared mythology and a common belief in Mana.

great value

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bavarians tend to place a great value on food and drink.
  • Rav Judah and Rava inferred from the great value of rain.
  • The great value in her works is betrayed to movement and gesture.

great white

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The jaws of a large great white shark may have up to five layers.
  • As a sign of his prophecy, he said a great white whale would rise out of Witch Pond.
  • Ryan helps the couple escape from their drowned car, but a second great white shark is revealed.

enjoyed great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After World War II, Essendon enjoyed great success.
  • This enjoyed great success worldwide until 1914.
  • The album enjoyed great success in North America upon release.

great impact

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Have a great impact to the city,” Lewis said.
  • had a great impact on the artist's thinking.
  • Suddenly, I felt a great impact of a rising force within me.

great uncle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is the great uncle of footballer Alex Zahavi.
  • His great uncle was the economist John Maynard Keynes.
  • Matt inherits a cinema from his great uncle.

great distances

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Visitors traveled great distances to see the celebrated holy man.
  • Michael uses an enchanted stone helmet to see across great distances.
  • The seeds are typically dispersed in large amounts over great distances.

great demand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The formula grew to be in great demand in the area.
  • In most of these she was in great demand at music festivals.
  • Consequently, the Sloan liniment formula was in great demand.

achieved great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The book has achieved great publishing success.
  • Sen achieved great popularity as a lawyer and orator.
  • The group achieved great success globally and scored a chain of No.

great acclaim

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In June 1865 she appeared to great acclaim in Paris.
  • He has received great acclaim for dressing Hollywood celebrities.
  • Jones was cast and appeared to great acclaim as the Artful Dodger.

great love

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also had a great love for music and was a guitarist.
  • Like many saints, he had a great love for God's creatures.
  • During the trial, Jem learns of Mary's great love for him.

great loss

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was a great loss and worst year for the community.
  • He was a quiet and special man and this is a great loss."
  • There was a great loss to the buildings.

great fire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1859, a great fire caused destruction to the College.
  • In 1823, a great fire destroyed half of the buildings of Marghita.
  • In 1933 there was a great fire, and the new city was rebuilt again.

great man

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wales has lost a great man, and I mourn a true friend.'
  • Tolstoy: a great writer, a great thinker and a great man.
  • It furthers one to see the great man."

not a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It's probably not a great film, but it's all right.
  • It was not a great success and had no practical follow-up.
  • The death of one soldier is not a great loss to the Republic".

such a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has such a great ease with who he is", Fincher remarked.
  • It was such a great feeling, and not just because I was a kid.
  • After such a great performance Čekulajevs joined FK Jūrmala-VV in 2008.

another great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sheikh Yakut was another great man.
  • The replay was another great game with both sides giving it their all.
  • The Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa is another great admirer of Flaubert.

great distance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jacob had traveled a great distance to find Laban.
  • It can be seen from a great distance from the plains below the mountain.
  • Some of the stone tools were made of raw material imported from a great distance.

great significance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The number 108 is of great significance in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.
  • The property is considered of great significance because of the collection of buildings.
  • Namely this acquaintance with liberal European ideas had a great significance in his formation.

great victory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The battle was a great victory for the Welsh.
  • God really blessed me with a great victory."
  • This is a great victory to our cause".

great strength

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Therefore, Bovril indicates great strength obtained from an ox.
  • He has great strength and athleticism, as well as good technical ability.
  • By arranging the planking in the way described, great strength was obtained."

great skill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The process of making charcoal demanded great skill and vast quantities of trees.
  • Outside of pro-bending, Mako demonstrated great skill in traditional firebending combat.
  • The city "suddenly organised the manufacture of arms" with great skill and effectiveness.

great attention

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The landscape shows great attention to detail in the modeling of nature.
  • She was involved in longing lawsuits with both her husband's which attracted great attention.
  • Jean de Sperati paid great attention to the accuracy of the postmark when falsifying the stamps.

great personal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Yet the conflict brought great personal tragedy to Garvin.
  • Hauge faced great personal suffering and state persecution.
  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referred to the event as a "great personal tragedy".

great job

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "I'd rather be on that end than on, 'Boy, great job.
  • He did a great job, but he didn't enjoy the process."
  • "All these guys on this M&Ms Camry team do a great job for me.

great concern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is of great concern to us and we are removing the video immediately.
  • In addition to the poor economic condition, safety in the mines was a great concern.
  • I saw the world in a new light, and my great concern was to have everybody converted.

great diversity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is great diversity in the genotype and phenotype of wild strains.
  • The complexity comes from the great diversity of stakeholders in the process.
  • Plants, such as "Arabidopsis thaliana," have a particularly great diversity of isoforms.

great friend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It depicts the Poet and his great friend Nicholas Ferrar.
  • He was a great friend with Medo Pucić, whose lyrics were translated into Italian.
  • Emerson would become a great friend and confidant of the aforementioned Achille Murat for years.

received great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It received great ratings from audiences and critics.
  • The story of the murders received great publicity at the time.
  • He has received great acclaim for dressing Hollywood celebrities.

such great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The club welcomes us with open arms, and we've had such great championships here in the past.
  • Bestsellers have gained such great popularity that it has sometimes become fashionable to purchase them.
  • He often talked of what a shame it is to use such great resources (such as the internet) for such material.

great opportunity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The success of "Aetibar" and "Guitar'93" marked a great opportunity for Signs.
  • Danny saw in the story of this trip a great opportunity for a literary comeback.
  • I liked soccer, thought it was a great opportunity then, and thought it was now."

great effort

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Once again, a great effort began to raise funds for their redemption.
  • Abo has made a great effort to preserve the memory of her late husband.
  • Though he had a great effort, he lost in overtime 1–0, when a backhand shot slipped by taken from Jonathan Toews.

great emphasis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nanaji always laid great emphasis on education.
  • Alsagoff places great emphasis on the Arabic language.
  • The EBU places great emphasis on the use of open standards.

man of great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Abauzit was a man of great learning and of wonderful versatility.
  • Müller was a man of great and versatile talents, an excellent orator, and a suggestive writer.
  • He was an energetic man of great physical endurance who possessed an almost boyish enthusiasm.

great things

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I'm sure that he can succeed a lot of great things."
  • King Yeongjo expected great things from him.
  • Batman or Spider-Man or Superman, they do all these great things, but what do they believe in?"

really great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Ryan Williams is a really great player."
  • have made a really great positively commercial punk outfit...
  • The Doctor promises her that she will have a really great year.

great economic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 1830s brought to Europe great economic hardships.
  • The period of great economic transformation and growth occurred between 1875 and 1975.
  • The area was also underdeveloped and poor, so that banditry posed great economic incentives.

became a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This aircraft became a great favorite of Pelly-Fry.
  • Holguín later became a great orator, debater, and writer.
  • At the time of its release, the movie became a great success.

great enthusiasm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Students participate in Sports with great enthusiasm.
  • It was received with great enthusiasm and earned him an endowment.
  • This concept was taken to community meetings and met with great enthusiasm.

spent a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Indorf spent a great deal of his life overseas.
  • Shifty spent a great deal of time in the outdoors, hunting game.
  • As a young writer, Carpentier spent a great deal of time in Europe.

great admirer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was also a great admirer of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
  • In contrast, Hughes was a supporter, and a great admirer of Roy Jenkins.
  • The Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa is another great admirer of Flaubert.

time of great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was a time of great growth for Boleslawiec ceramics.
  • The 1960s were a time of great change and growth for the AYF.
  • Christ's return will coincide with a time of great tribulation.

caused a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This caused a great deal of joy among Negroes.
  • The article caused a great deal of light-hearted controversy.
  • This caused a great deal of controversy, resentment and protest.

great apes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is the only place in Kenya where these great apes can be seen.
  • In local parlance, the great apes of the Bili Forest fall into two distinct groups.
  • He also led the attempt with the UNESCO to make the great apes a "World Heritage Species".

great time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • We had a great time and traveled all over the world.
  • She agrees and they have a great time together.
  • She was thrilled and had a great time."

great political

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They held large fiefs, and retained great political influence.
  • The result was several years of great political instability and civil war.
  • The Glorious Revolution of 1688 made an end of it as a great political force.

great advantage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As such, the home teams enjoyed a great advantage.
  • A great advantage of bootstrap is its simplicity.
  • In short, the VC enjoyed a great advantage over any attacking force.

great horned

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Pennsylvania, the chief predator of eastern cottontails is the great horned owl.
  • Billy winds up finding two great horned owls, which join his larger pet collection.
  • The only known avian predators of this species are golden eagles and great horned owls.

great speed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He had great speed as a runner, but did not steal many bases.
  • In spite of their great speed, they would have been wasted in a cruising role.
  • In Honduras his nickname is "La Bala Ortiz" (the bullet), for its great speed.

received a great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Deng also received a great deal of popular support.
  • She received a great deal of hate mail and angry phone calls.
  • The Braves received a great deal of support from the community during the 1980 season.

great beauty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Of great beauty, these are considered the most southern of Spain.
  • She goes into the ring and Pete is indeed breath-taken by her great beauty.
  • Hélène is described as being in her early to mid-twenties, and is considered a great beauty.

great public

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This case caused great public debate in the late spring of 1844.
  • It is especially with his later books that he won a great public acclaim.
  • "Sinatra was the first great public figure I ever wrote about," Capp once said.

great works

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first detailed transcription of percussion, song and chants are to be found in his great works.
  • The emphasis on formal rules during the Golden Age produced great works, albeit with highly standardized form.
  • Every evening, extracts from his great works, the "Canon" and the "Sanatio", were dictated and explained to his pupils.

period of great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 1990s and the 2000s were a period of great struggle.
  • The period of great economic transformation and growth occurred between 1875 and 1975.
  • The 16th and 17th centuries in Wales, as in the rest of Europe, were a period of great change.

s great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • So it’s great for them to get a bit of success.
  • Despite the family’s great wealth, Hoffmann was raised frugally.
  • "It’s great for Poland," said Kubot.

great great

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another great great grandfather was Charlemagne Tower.
  • Furioso II is his great great damsire.
  • (My great great grandfather was a man of God-given taste in scenery)."

great promise

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Admission required that a student display great promise.
  • Wakasegawa was regarded as a wrestler with great promise.
  • He is asked to take part in an experiment for a memory treatment that shows great promise.

great efforts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As such, Luthor went to great efforts to obtain the Parasite's remains.
  • As a result, cartoonists have less incentive to put great efforts into these panels.
  • Chiang made great efforts to gain recognition as the official successor of Sun Yat-sen.

great pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is a matter of great pride to the inhabitants.
  • “And I take great pride in that kind of work.
  • He took great pride in helping assistant coaches advance their careers.
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