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Definition of behemoth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

behemoth

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//bɪˈhiːmɒθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈhiːmɔːθ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈbiːhɪmɒθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbiːhɪmɔːθ//
 
(formal)
 
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something that is very big and powerful, especially a company or organization a multinational corporate behemoth She works in a seventy-storey behemoth in Manhattan. Word Origin late Middle English: from Hebrew běhēmōt̲, intensive plural of běhēmāh ‘beast’.
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