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blockbuster

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblockbusterblock‧bust‧er /ˈblɒkˌbʌstə $ ˈblɑːkˌbʌstər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 informalSUCCESSFUL a book or film that is very good or successful 🔊 the latest Hollywood blockbustersee thesaurus at movieblockbusting adjective
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blockbuster"Roots" became a blockbuster TV series.This restaurant has all the makings of a blockbuster.Brown promised a blockbuster, and he delivered.a blockbuster from the summer of '99Flaubert's entire output fits one volume no fatter than the average airport blockbuster.Daly, however, said that Disney is becoming less reliant on the new animated blockbusters to drive video sales.Some of the aircraft from blockbuster films like Aces High and Indiana Jones are making a special appearance at an airshow.Bruce Willis's new blockbuster took $10.6 million in its first weekend.Public or private, Amstrad will have to cut back as there are no blockbuster products in the pipeline, Sugar warns.They are sitting around a table struggling to figure out ideas for sweeps blockbusters.
From Longman Business Dictionaryblockbusterblock‧bust‧er /ˈblɒkˌbʌstəˈblɑːkˌbʌstər/ noun [countable] informal a very successful film or book, usually one that is full of action or adventure but is not very seriousthe latest Hollywood blockbuster
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