monolith Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “monolith” in the English Dictionary

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monolithnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.lɪθ/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə-/

monolith noun [C] (STONE)

a ​largeblock of ​stonestanding by itself that was put up by ​people in ​ancienttimes

monolith noun [C] (BUILDING)

a very ​largebuilding, often one that is very ​tall

monolith noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

a ​large, ​powerfulorganization that is not ​willing to ​change and that does not ​seeminterested in ​individualpeople: He said that the National Health Service had ​become a ​vastbureaucratic monolith.
(Definition of monolith from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “monolith”
in Chinese (Simplified) (古人竖立的)独块巨石,独石柱…
in Chinese (Traditional) (古人豎立的)獨塊巨石,獨石柱…
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