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  • 1 vast — 01. Russia is a [vast] country, the largest in the world. 02. A [vast] number of cows had to be destroyed in Great Britain a few years ago when it was found that they were carrying a deadly virus. 03. England is [vastly] different from what I had …

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  • 2 Vast right-wing conspiracy — was a phrase used by then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in 1998 in defense of her husband President Bill Clinton and his administration during the Lewinsky scandal, characterizing the Lewinsky charges as the latest in a long, organized,… …

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  • 3 vast´ness — vast «vast, vahst», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. of great area; of immense extent; extensive: »Texas and Alaska cover vast territories. SYNONYM(S): immense, tremendous, colossal. 2. of large dimensions; of very great size; huge; massive: »vast forms …

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  • 4 vast — [ væst ] adjective ** extremely large: a vast empty plain a vast amount/number/quantity: Our dog eats a vast amount of food each day. a vast range/array: the vast array of computer games available in vast numbers/amounts: People flocked to the… …

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  • 5 vast — /vast / (say vahst) adjective 1. of very great extent or area; very extensive, or immense. 2. of very great size or proportions; huge; enormous. 3. very great in number, quantity, or amount, etc.: a vast army; a vast sum. 4. very great in degree …

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  • 6 vast — [vast, väst] adj. [L vastus: see WASTE] very great in size, extent, amount, number, degree, etc. n. Archaic a vast space vastly adv. vastness n …

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  • 7 number theory — Math. the study of integers and their relation to one another. Also called theory of numbers. [1910 15] * * * Branch of mathematics concerned with properties of and relations among integers. It is a popular subject among amateur mathematicians… …

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  • 8 vast */*/ — UK [vɑːst] / US [væst] adjective Word forms vast : adjective vast comparative vaster superlative vastest extremely large a vast empty plain a vast amount/number/quantity: Our dog eats a vast amount of food each day. a vast range/array: the vast… …

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  • 9 vast — vastly, adv. vastness, n. /vast, vahst/, adj., vaster, vastest, n. adj. 1. of very great area or extent; immense: the vast reaches of outer space. 2. of very great size or proportions; huge; enormous: vast piles of rubble left in the wake of the… …

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  • 10 vast — [[t]væst, vɑst[/t]] adj., er, est, n. 1) of very great area or extent 2) of very great size or proportions 3) very great in number, quantity, or amount 4) very great in degree or intensity 5) Literary. an immense expanse or space • Etymology:… …

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  • 11 vast — I Cleveland Dialect List a great quantity or number: a vast o folk II North Country (Newcastle) Words elliptical for vast deal: a vast of money , a vast of sheep …

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  • 12 number — numberable, adj. numberer, n. /num beuhr/, n. 1. a numeral or group of numerals. 2. the sum, total, count, or aggregate of a collection of units, or the like: A number of people were hurt in the accident. The number of homeless children in the… …

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  • 13 number — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 symbol/word ADJECTIVE ▪ three digit, 16 digit ▪ cardinal, ordinal ▪ even, odd ▪ Houses on thi …

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  • 14 Number Pieces — Two time brackets from Five (1988), the first one flexible, the second fixed The term Number Pieces refers to a body of late compositions by John Cage. Each piece is named after the number of performers involved: for instance, Seven is a piece… …

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  • 15 vast — adj. Vast is used with these nouns: ↑amount, ↑archive, ↑area, ↑army, ↑array, ↑assortment, ↑audience, ↑auditorium, ↑bank, ↑body, ↑bog, ↑bulk, ↑ …

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  • 16 National identification number — A national identification number, national identity number, or national insurance number is used by the governments of many countries as a means of tracking their citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents for the purposes of work,… …

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  • 17 Uniform number (American football) — In American football, uniform numbers are more unusual than in any other sport. They are displayed in more locations on the uniform than in those of other sports (on both the front and back of the jersey, and on both shoulders), and on the front… …

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  • 18 Graham's number — Graham s number, named after Ronald Graham, is a large number that is an upper bound on the solution to a certain problem in Ramsey theory. This number gained a degree of popular attention when Martin Gardner described it in the Mathematical… …

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  • 19 Meter Point Administration Number — A Meter Point Administration Number, also known as MPAN, Supply Number or S Number, is a 21 digit reference used in Great Britain to uniquely identify electricity supply points such as individual domestic residences. The gas equivalent is the… …

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  • 20 NIE Number — The NIE Number is a tax identification number in Spain, known in Spanish as the “Número de Identificación de Extranjero”. The NIE Number is issued by the National Police of Spain and in accordance to Spanish law is required for the purchase or… …

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