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Meaning of “heavyweight” - Learner’s Dictionary

heavyweight

noun [C]     /ˈheviweɪt/
FIGHTER
a fighter such as a boxer who is in the heaviest weight group: the heavyweight champion of the worldFighting sports
POWERFUL PERSON
someone who is powerful and important: a political heavyweightImportant people and describing important peopleFamous peopleWealthy people
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