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big hitternoun [C]

uk   us   informal
a person or company that is very well known and has a lot of influence, or a product that is very successful: He has developed a reputation as a big hitter in the banking sphere. The companies that are involved include five big hitters from the FTSE 100. We can help you identify the stocks that will be the big hitters of the future.
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(Definition of big hitter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “big hitter”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指某类)要人,重要的事情…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指某類)要人,重要的事情…
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