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big-time

adverb

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to a large extent or degree
  • wow, those renovations improved the library big-time

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big time

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Synonyms of big time (Entry 2 of 2)

the highest level of a field of endeavor
  • the young ad execs knew that their agency had hit the big time when major corporations came calling

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“Big-time.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/big-time. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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