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juggernaut

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
juggernautjug‧ger‧naut /ˈdʒʌɡənɔːt $ -ərnɒːt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 British EnglishTTC a very large vehicle that carries goods over long distances syn semi American English2 Ta very powerful force, organization etc whose effect or influence cannot be stopped 🔊 the juggernaut of industrialization
Examples from the Corpus
juggernautAnd his electrically-powered Sungift 400 buggy was nearly blown over every time a juggernaut roared by.His main challenge now is to try to compete with a juggernaut.To make matters worse, the economy is a merciless juggernaut.the former East German sports juggernautTwenty flaming arrows hit the juggernaut.Through the shimmer he saw the huge octopus eyes of the juggernaut grow dimmer.The juggernaut bucked and the poet held on to the side to prevent himself being thrown around.
From Longman Business Dictionaryjuggernautjug‧ger‧naut /ˈdʒʌgənɔːt-ərnɒːt/ noun [countable]1a very large companyThe software juggernaut Microsoft will continue to lead the industry with its Windows operating system.2something large and powerful that could be harmful to smaller thingsThe country has fast become an economic juggernaut.3British EnglishTRANSPORT a very large truck
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