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  • n. Plural form of behemoth.

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Examples

  • When every other industry is seeing a slowdown, cost-cutting and retrenchment, the gaming "behemoths" - Sony Ericsson, Zapak. com and Microsoft Xbox 360 have joined hands.

    www.indiantelevision.com

  • I’m now having trouble setting up a GAfYD email address as an alternative email on my PayPal account – whether it’s PayPal or Google that’s at fault I’m not sure as trying to get an answer out of either of these behemoths is not the easiest thing in the world (unlike the Zoho folks who are most helpful and approachable).

    Google Docs ties with your domain « Squash

  • In an almost-literal sense, they anti-trust American consumers to turn down bland crap from entitled behemoths, and instead create marvelous, idiosyncratic workarounds to industry mediocrity and idiotic government restrictions.

    Reason Magazine

  • In the current debate, the big composites are being called, variously, "behemoths" or "universal" banks, depending on which side of the argument you are on.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Shelby also doesn't reveal that many of the cars those manufacturers make in Alabama, without unions, are precisely the kind of behemoths critics attack Detroit for making -- only these have foreign nameplates: M-Class SUV, GL-Class SUV (a new model), Pilot SUV, Santa Fe SUV, plus engines for Tacoma and Tundra pick-ups and Sequoia SUVs.

    Hullabaloo

  • When Microsoft reached its apex in terms of public perception and industry respect, with the launch of Windows 95, the culture inside the company still largely saw themselves as upstarts against old, proprietary behemoths.

    Anil Dash

  • Reuters If the deal had gone ahead, Sprint would have been a distant No. 3 battling two behemoths.

    Sprint Remains in Wireless Race

  • The kicker is that the prizes are being offered by some of the behemoths of healthcare -- the likes of Pfizer and Sanofi -- to anyone willing to develop an idea, precisely to encourage innovation.

    Rosina Samadani: Big Pharma Is Innovating With Social Media -- Really

  • Most of the banks that received the money are far smaller than behemoths like Citigroup or Bank of America.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Bonanza

  • These institutions are relatively standard banks w/o global reach and hundreds of nontraditional banking activities, unlike the behemoths such as Citi.

    Matthew Yglesias » Geithner’s Recipe for Zombie Banks

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  • Which behemoths do you answer to?

    September 14, 2010

  • Instead, the issue on the table is whether the behemoths we answer to will be purely public or public-private partnerships.

    September 14, 2010