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Meaning of “a heavy hitter” in the English Dictionary

"a heavy hitter" in British English

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a heavy hitter

mainly US someone who is ​powerful and has ​achieved a lot: Have you ​seen his ​résumé? He's a ​real heavy ​hitter.
(Definition of a heavy hitter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a heavy hitter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 了不起的人物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 了不起的人物…
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