Definition of 'monolithic'
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There was no monolithic structure to the network. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is a monolithic system that places the burden on employers to prove their innocence, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are indeed political structures that have checks and balances, and there are structures that are monolithic. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)There are hordes of mythical horrors to dispatch in brutal fashion, and vast monolithic structures to scale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One important change was that I stopped treating the church as if it were a monolithic organization. Christianity Today (2000)The Grade II* boathouse is built in monolithic reinforced concrete. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So far from being a single monolithic upsurge of rebellion on the part of an occupied people, the motives for resistance were hugely varied, and sometimes contradictory. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: monolithic ADJECTIVE
If you refer to an organization or system as monolithic, you are critical of it because it is very large and very slow to change, and does not seem to have different parts with different characters.
...an authoritarian and monolithic system.
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