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steamroller

noun [C]  us   /ˈstimˌroʊ·lər/

steamroller noun [C] (VEHICLE)

a vehicle whose wheels are large, heavy cylinders that roll over a road surface to make it flat

steamroller

verb [T]  us   /ˈstimˌroʊ·lər/ (also steamroll,  /ˈstimˌroʊl/ )

steamroller verb [T] (FORCE)

to use great force to make someone do something or to make (something) happen: He steamrollered the bill through Congress.
Translations of “steamroller”
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛, 蒸氣壓路機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆, 蒸汽压路机…
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