US: /ˈmæɡnəˌtud/
UK: /mˈæɡnɪtjˌuːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

magnitude /'mægnitju:d/
  • danh từ
    • tầm lớn, độ lớn, lượng
    • tầm quan trọng, tính chất trọng đại
      • this is an event of the first magnitude: đó là một sự kiện có tầm quan trọng bậc nhất

Advanced English dictionary

noun ~ (of sth)
1 [U] (formal) the great size or importance of sth; the degree to which sth is large or important: We did not realize the magnitude of the problem. + a discovery of the first magnitude
2 [C, U] (astronomy) the degree to which a star is bright: The star varies in brightness by about three magnitudes. + a star of the second / third magnitude
3 [C, U] (geology) the size of an earthquake: The quake reached a magnitude of 7.1 on the Richter scale.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 greatness, size, extent, bigness, immensity, enormousness, dimensions:
You cannot imagine the magnitude of the unemployment problem in our area
2 importance, significance, consequence, note:
This is a matter of sufficient magnitude to warrant a board meeting.

Collocation dictionary


considerable, great | sufficient
a fall in costs of sufficient magnitude to enable us to reduce prices


in ~
The effects were substantial in magnitude.


of the first magnitude
Stars of the first magnitude are visible to the naked eye. a disaster of the first magnitude
| (by) an order of magnitude
Her calculation was out by several orders of magnitude.

Concise English dictionary

magnitudes'mægnɪtuːd /-tjuːd
+the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
+a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
+relative importance