Meaning of “monolith” in the English Dictionary

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monolithnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒn.ə.lɪθ/ us /ˈmɑː.nə.lɪθ/

monolith noun [ C ] (ORGANIZATION)

a large, powerful organization that is not willing to change and that does not seem interested in individual people:

He said that the National Health Service had become a vast bureaucratic monolith.

monolith noun [ C ] (GROUP OF PEOPLE)

a group of people who are thought of as being all the same:

The study documented the diverse backgrounds of the Latino population, which is often viewed wrongly by outsiders as an ethnic monolith.

(Definition of “monolith” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)