UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmægnɪtjuːd/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmægnɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(magni to̅o̅d′, -tyo̅o̅d′)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the magnitude of the [change, decision, ruling, event]
  2. an event of [great, huge, enormous] magnitude
  3. the magnitude of the [earthquake, tornado, hurricane, waves]
  4. the sheer magnitude of the [galaxy, planet, cosmos]
  5. the sheer magnitude of the [ruling, decision]
  6. [amazed, surprised, shocked, overwhelmed] by the (sheer) magnitude (of)
  7. [calculate, determine, measure] the magnitude of an angle
  8. (the army was) [overpowered, defeated, beaten] by sheer magnitude
  9. doesn't [understand, appreciate, get] the magnitude of the [issue, problem]
  10. [underestimated, disregarded, ignored] the magnitude (of)
  11. is [a point, an issue] of the first magnitude
  12. has taken on [increased, greater] magnitude (following)
  13. a star's [visual, apparent] magnitude
  14. by order of magnitude
  15. (arranged, organized) in [ascending, descending] order of magnitude
  16. [these problems are, her fear is) of a different order of magnitude
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