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Feb
27
2014

considerable

k@n sI d@r @ b@l

adjective
definition 1:  large in size, number, extent, or proportion.
example:  Ten miles is a considerable distance for a young child to walk.
example:  It was a considerable favor, and she had to think hard before she agreed to do it.
example:  During the battle, there were considerable losses on both sides.

definition 2:  worthy of notice or respect; important.
example:  She has a considerable reputation in this town as a civic leader.

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