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English definition of “steamroller”

steamroller

noun
 
 
/ˈstiːmˌrəʊlər/
[C] a large, heavy machine that rolls over the surface of a new road to make it flat
[C, usually singular] a powerful force that easily defeats anything opposing it: It is hard for small businesses to compete against the steamroller of globalization.
(Definition of steamroller noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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