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English definition of “big beast”

big beast

noun [C]    
a large wild animal : Prehistoric fires may have killed off the big beasts that once roamed Australia . a large and powerful organization , or a powerful person : They are the big beasts among TV networks .
(Definition of big beast noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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