magnificent

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 /mægˈnɪfɪsənt/


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
mag•nif•i•cent /mægˈnɪfəsənt/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. splendid or impressive in appearance:a magnificent palace.
  2. very fine; superb:magnificent weather.
mag•nif•i•cence, n. [uncountable]the magnificence of the Taj Mahal.
mag•nif•i•cent•ly, adv.: played magnificently in the tournament.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

magnificent /mæɡˈnɪfɪsənt/ adj
  1. splendid or impressive in appearance
  2. superb or very fine
  3. (esp of ideas) noble or elevated
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin magnificentio more splendid; irregular comparative of magnificus great in deeds; see magnific

magˈnificently adv



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