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strongmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈstrɒŋ.mæn/  us   /ˈstrɑːŋ-/ (plural -men uk   /-men/ us   )
a man who is ​employed or ​famous for his ​greatphysicalstrength: If she ​talks to the ​police, Joey's strongmen will be ​paying her a ​visit. literary a ​person who is very ​powerful and ​able to ​causechange, ​especially of a ​politicaltype: Haitian strongman Duvalier could ​feel his ​powerslipping away.
(Definition of strongman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strongman”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打手, 大力士, 强人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打手, 大力士, 強人…
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