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monolith

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.lɪθ/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə-/

monolith noun [C] (STONE)

a large block of stone standing by itself which was put up by people in ancient times

monolith noun [C] (BUILDING)

a very large building, often one that is very tall

monolith noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

a large , powerful organization that is not willing to change and that does not seem interested in individual people : He said that the National Health Service had become a vast bureaucratic monolith.
Translations of “monolith”
in Chinese (Traditional) (古人豎立的)獨塊巨石,獨石柱…
in Chinese (Simplified) (古人竖立的)独块巨石,独石柱…
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