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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
brilliant /'briljənt/
  • tính từ
    • sáng chói, chói loà; rực rỡ
      • brilliant sunshine: ánh sáng mặt trời chói lọi
      • brilliant victories: chiến thắng rực rỡ
    • tài giỏi, lỗi lạc
      • a brilliant scientist: một nhà khoa học lỗi lạc
      • to be brilliant at languages: giỏi ngoại ngữ
  • danh từ
    • hạt kim cương nhiều mặt
Concise Dictionary
+of surpassing excellence
+having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
+characterized by grandeur
+having striking color
+full of light; shining intensely
+clear and sharp and ringing

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 bright, shining, lustrous, radiant, resplendent, dazzling, luminous; incandescent, glittering, sparkling, scintillating, coruscating, twinkling, Formal effulgent:
At the show I saw the most brilliant display of diamonds.
2 splendid, magnificent, superb, beautiful, distinguished, striking, glorious, remarkable, exceptional, outstanding:
The audience rose for a standing ovation after the brilliant last movement of the concerto.
3 illustrious, famous, noted, celebrated, eminent, prominent, renowned, accomplished:
Paul is one of the country's most brilliant chemists.
4 intelligent, clever, gifted, bright, talented, smart, expert, masterful, accomplished, ingenious, imaginative, creative; quick-witted, sharp-witted, keen-witted, enlightened; resourceful, discerning, able, competent:
Goddard's brilliant mind understood principles of practical rocket flight.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 extremely clever or impressive: What a brilliant idea! + a brilliant performance / invention
2 very successful: a brilliant career + The play was a brilliant success.
3 very intelligent or skilful: a brilliant young scientist + She has one of the most brilliant minds in the country.
4 (of light or colours) very bright: brilliant sunshine + brilliant blue eyes
5 (BrE, spoken) very good; excellent: 'How was it?' 'Brilliant!' + Thanks. You've been brilliant (= very kind).
brilliance noun [U]: There were flashes of brilliance from the soloists, but generally the playing and singing lacked sparkle.
brilliantly adverb: The plan worked brilliantly. + It was brilliantly sunny.
Collocation Dictionary


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just, really
Winning that race was just brilliant.
| absolutely, quite, totally, utterly
an absolutely brilliant idea
| technically
Her performance was technically brilliant but lacked feeling.


He's brilliant at football.

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