- behemoth be‧he‧moth [bˈhiːmɒθ ǁ -mɑːθ] noun [countable] JOURNALISMa very large and powerful international company, business, industry etc; = GIANT:
• a company that grew into a behemoth in New Zealand and today controls billions of dollars in assets worldwide
• a media and entertainment behemoth
* * *behemoth UK US /bɪˈhiːmɒθ/ US /-mɑːθ/ noun [C] FORMAL► an extremely large and powerful company or organization: »
The motivation was to create a $70 billion behemoth out of two embattled phone-equipment companies, so together they could survive .»
a corporate/financial/industrial behemoth
Financial and business terms. 2012.