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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbehemothbe‧he‧moth /bəˈhiːmɒθ $ -mɑːθ/ noun [countable]  formalBIG something that is very large a trade behemoth that shipped abroad $800 billion worth of goods
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behemothThe entertainment behemoth has said it would wait until shareholders in both companies approve the acquisition at separate meetings Thursday.But shoppers are now more loyal to their local shops than to faceless behemoths like Philip Morris.One of the new weapons is a $2.5 million behemoth: the M-1 tank.This is the kind of high school where the students are multiethnic behemoths in their mid-30s who major in advanced sneering.Ultimate Fighting reached further, putting muscular behemoths in brutal contests, and fizzled.The dread-swinging, goatee-toting, guitar-slashing, spring-heeled rock behemoth that is Wiz Mega Curses!It was like coming in to land on the wrinkled hide of some sleeping behemoth.On this stingy substitute rain, the behemoth of all living things, the redwood, thrives.Brokers hope that corporations will spring for the big bucks necessary to secure one of these behemoths.
BehemothBe‧he‧moth /bəˈhiːmɒθ $ -mɑːθ/ noun  an extremely large, mythical creature mentioned in the Bible, whose name is now used to describe something very big five warships, including two 64,000-ton behemoths leviathanFrom Longman Business Dictionarybehemothbe‧he‧moth /bəˈhiːmɒθ-mɑːθ/ noun [countable] journalism a very large and powerful international company, business, industry etc SYN GIANTa company that grew into a behemoth in New Zealand and today controls billions of dollars in assets worldwidea media and entertainment behemoth
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