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Meaning of “heavy-duty” in the English Dictionary

"heavy-duty" in American English

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heavy-dutyadjective

 us   /ˈhev·iˈdu·t̬i/
designed to be ​strong enough to do very ​difficultwork for a ​longtime: heavy-duty ​tools
(Definition of heavy-duty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"heavy-duty" in Business English

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heavy-dutyadjective

uk   us  
strong and ​designed to be used for a ​longtime: These are large, heavy-duty bags for those who ​buy a lot of ​groceries. heavydutyvehicles/​trucks/​tools heavy-duty ​steel/vinyl/​plastic
(Definition of heavy-duty from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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