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mon·o·lith·ic

 (mŏn′ə-lĭth′ĭk)
adj.
1. Constituting a monolith: a monolithic sculpture.
2. Massive, solid, and uniform: the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture.
3. Constituting or acting as a single, often rigid, uniform whole: a monolithic worldwide movement.

mon′o·lith′i·cal·ly adv.

monolithic

(ˌmɒnəˈlɪθɪk)
adj
1. of, relating to, or like a monolith
2. characterized by hugeness, impenetrability, or intractability: a monolithic government.
3. (Electronics) electronics (of an integrated circuit) having all components manufactured into or on top of a single chip of silicon. See hybrid6
ˌmonoˈlithically adv

mon•o•lith•ic

(ˌmɒn əˈlɪθ ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a monolith.
2. consisting of one piece; solid or unbroken.
3. characterized by massiveness, total uniformity, rigidity, invulnerability, etc.: a monolithic society.
4. of or pertaining to an integrated circuit formed in a single chip.
[1815–25]
mon`o•lith′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.monolithic - imposing in size or bulk or soliditymonolithic - imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
2.monolithic - characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformitymonolithic - characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformity; "a monolithic society"; "a monolithic worldwide movement"
undiversified - not diversified

monolithic

adjective
1. inflexible, rigid, impenetrable, intractable, unchanging, immovable, hidebound, unbending, fossilized an authoritarian and monolithic system
Translations

monolithic

[ˌmɒnəʊˈlɪθɪk] ADJmonolítico

monolithic

[ˌmɒnəˈlɪθɪk] adj [organization, system] → monolithique
an authoritarian and monolithic system → un système autoritaire et monolithique

monolithic

adj (lit)monolithisch; (fig)gigantisch, riesig

monolithic

[ˈmɒnəʊˌlɪθik] adj (also) (fig) → monolitico/a
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