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elephant

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈelɪfənt/ informal
a very large organization, often one that is slow to do things or react to events: The elephant banks were once thought to be too large to fail. →  Compare gazelle →  See also white elephant
Translations of “elephant”
in Arabic فيل…
in Korean 코끼리…
in Malaysian gajah…
in French éléphant…
in Turkish fil…
in Italian elefante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 象,大象…
in Russian слон…
in Polish słoń…
in Vietnamese con voi…
in Spanish elefante…
in Portuguese elefante…
in Thai ช้าง…
in German der Elefant…
in Catalan elefant…
in Japanese ゾウ…
in Indonesian gajah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 象,大象…
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