life–size

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adjective \ˈlīf-ˈsīz\
variants: or

life–sized

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Definition of life–size

  1. :  of natural size :  of the size of the original a life–size statue

1813

First Known Use of life–size

1813


LIFE–SIZE Defined for English Language Learners

life–size

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adjective \ˈlīf-ˈsīz\

Definition of life–size for English Language Learners

  • : having the same size as a real person or thing


LIFE–SIZE Defined for Kids

life–size

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adjective \ˈlīf-ˈsīz\
variants: or

life–sized

\-ˈsīzd\

Definition of life–size for Students

  1. :  of natural size :  having the same size as the original a life-size portrait

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