: involving many people or things
Their equipment is suitable for large-scale production.
: covering or involving a large area
a large-scale map

Examples of large-scale in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During its fourth quarter and full-year earnings report last week, Takeda noted that its large-scale restructuring plan is expected to improve profits by next year. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 May 2024 About three years ago, local officials launched a large-scale development project to restore the castle and its surroundings. Aspen Pflughoeft, Miami Herald, 15 May 2024 The measure could garner Democratic support specifically from the 26 lawmakers who wrote a letter to the White House last week raising concerns over Biden's decision to halt sending bombs to Israel amid fears of civilian casualties in case of a large-scale invasion into Rafah. Lauren Peller, ABC News, 15 May 2024 Michaeli says the International Criminal Court should step in and investigate allegations of Israel's large-scale violations. Rob Schmitz, NPR, 15 May 2024 Taiwan’s per-capita cinema attendances are low compared with Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore, and there are few large-scale producers, distributors or sales companies with international clout. Patrick Frater, Variety, 14 May 2024 Traditional methods, such as large-scale insecticide use, have clearly proven inadequate in addressing the magnitude of the problem. Molly Peck, USA TODAY, 14 May 2024 To achieve this, the legislation also authorized the state to override local bans on large-scale renewable energy projects. Ruth Thornton, Detroit Free Press, 14 May 2024 Almost all of the Kharkiv region's power facilities have been destroyed or badly damaged, causing large-scale power cuts, since Russia renewed its aerial assault this spring. Yuriy Zaliznyak, ABC News, 3 May 2024

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“Large-scale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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