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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 Korean 코끼리…
in Arabic فيل…
in French éléphant…
in Turkish fil…
in Italian elefante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 象,大象…
in Russian слон…
in Polish słoń…
in Spanish elefante…
in Portuguese elefante…
in German der Elefant…
in Catalan elefant…
in Japanese ゾウ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 象,大象…
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