large amount
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  • amount / number —    Amount is used with uncountable and abstract nouns: a large amount of money, amount of work, amount of happiness or amount of dirt.    Number is used with countable and concrete plural expressions: a number of people, a number of attempts, a… …   Confused words

  • amount / number —    Amount is used with uncountable and abstract nouns: a large amount of money, amount of work, amount of happiness or amount of dirt.    Number is used with countable and concrete plural expressions: a number of people, a number of attempts, a… …   Confused words

  • amount — 1 noun (C, U) 1 a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance (+ of): a considerable amount of money | a small/large etc amount: It s best to cook vegetables in a small amount of water. 2 the level or degree to which a feeling,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • large — [[t]lɑ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]] ♦ larger, largest 1) ADJ GRADED A large thing or person is greater in size than usual or average. The Pike lives mainly in large rivers and lakes... In the largest room about a dozen children and seven adults are sitting on the… …   English dictionary

  • amount — 01. You must pay the total [amount] of your tuition before classes start. 02. Kyle will never [amount] to much because he is too lazy and unmotivated. 03. I have written you a check in the [amount] of $200 for my long distance phone calls, and… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • amount — Synonyms and related words: account, add up, add up to, aggregate, amount to, amplitude, approach, batch, become, body, box score, budget, bulk, bunch, burden, caliber, cast, charge, chunk, clutch, come, come up to, compass, comprehend, comprise …   Moby Thesaurus

  • amount — /ə maυnt/ noun a quantity of money ● A small amount has been deducted to cover our costs. ● A large amount is still owing. ● What is the amount to be written off? ● She has a small amount invested in gilt edged stock. ■ verb ♦ to amount to to… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • amount — n. & v. n. 1 a quantity, esp. the total of a thing or things in number, size, value, extent, etc. (a large amount of money; came to a considerable amount). 2 the full effect or significance. v.intr. (foll. by to) be equivalent to in number, size …   Useful english dictionary

  • large-cap — A stock with a high level of capitalization, usually at least $5 billion market value. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * large cap ˈlarge cap noun [countable] FINANCE a share in a company with a large amount of share capital compare …   Financial and business terms

  • large - big — Big, large, and great are used to talk about size. They can all be used in front of count nouns, but only great can be used in front of uncount nouns. ◊ describing objects Big, large, and …   Useful english dictionary

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