(a) great deal of something


(a) great deal of something
a good/great/deal of something phrase
a large amount or quantity of something

A great deal of research has been done already.

She spent a good deal of time on the project.

Thesaurus: large quantities or amountssynonym large amounts or quantities of a specific kindhyponym
Main entry: deal

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  • deal — deal1 [ dil ] noun *** ▸ 1 a formal agreement ▸ 2 how someone is treated ▸ 3 act of giving cards ▸ 4 what is happening ▸ 5 type of wood ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a formal agreement, especially in business or politics: a business/peace/land deal deal …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deal */*/*/ — I UK [diːl] / US [dɪl] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms deal : present tense I/you/we/they deal he/she/it deals present participle dealing past tense dealt UK [delt] / US past participle dealt 1) deal or deal out to give cards to the… …   English dictionary

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  • deal — deal1 W1S1 [di:l] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(agreement)¦ 2 a great deal 3¦(treatment)¦ 4 it s a deal 5¦(cards)¦ 6¦(wood)¦ 7 a deal of something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: dAl] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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