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English definition of “heavyweight”

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
(Definition of heavyweight from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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