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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. colosal
They knew that restoring order after the hurricane would be a gargantuan task.Sabían que restaurar el orden después del huracán sería una tarea colosal.
To bail out the bank will require a gargantuan amount of money.El rescatar al banco requerirá de una cantidad colosal de dinero.
b. pantagruélico
He was nicknamed "Cannibal" for his gargantuan appetite.Lo apodaron "Caníbal" por su apetito pantagruélico.
c. gigantesco
The gargantuan economic problems of this country are beyond what one president can fix.Los gigantescos problemas económicos de este país son mucho más de lo que puede resolver un solo presidente.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in general)
a. colosal
2. (meal)
a. pantagruélico(a)
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gargantuan [ɡɑːˈɡæntjʊən]
colosal; gigantesco
a marketing event of gargantuan proportions. a gargantuan corruption scandal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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