mega

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adjective \ˈme-gə\

Definition of mega

  1. 1 :  vast a mega electronics store

  2. 2 :  of the highest level of rank, excellence, or importance a number one hit made her mega

Examples of mega in a Sentence

  1. an actor who has become a mega celebrity

  2. I will never understand why people build those mega houses on tiny lots.

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Origin and Etymology of mega

mega-


First Known Use: 1968


mega-

combining form
variants: or

meg-

Definition of mega-

  1. 1a :  great :  large megasporeb :  greatly surpassing others of its kind megahit

  2. 2 :  million (106) megohm megacycle

Origin and Etymology of mega-

Greek, from megas large — more at much


MEGA Defined for English Language Learners

mega

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adjective

Definition of mega for English Language Learners

  • : very large

  • : very popular, successful, or important

mega-

combining form

Definition of mega- for English Language Learners

  • : great : large

  • : extremely

  • : million : multiplied by one million


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