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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
epic /'epik/
  • danh từ+ (epopee)/'epoupi:/
    • thiên anh hùng ca, thiên sử thi
    • tính từ+ (epical)/'epikəl/
      • có tính chất anh hùng ca, có tính chất sử thi
      • có thể viết thành anh hùng ca, có thể viết thành sử thi
    Concise Dictionary
    +a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    +very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    +constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    1 [C, U] a long poem about the actions of great men and women or about a nation's history; this style of poetry: one of the great Hindu epics + the creative genius of Greek epic
    Compare: LYRIC
    2 [C] a long film/movie or book that contains a lot of action, usually about a historical subject
    3 [C] (sometimes humorous) a long and difficult job or activity that you think people should admire: Their four-hour match on Centre Court was an epic.
    + adjective [usually before noun]
    1 having the features of an epic: an epic poem
    Compare: LYRIC
    2 taking place over a long period of time and involving a lot of difficulties: an epic journey / struggle
    3 very great and impressive: a tragedy of epic proportions

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