heavy–duty

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adjective heavy–du·ty \ˈhe-vē-ˈdü-tē, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of heavy–duty

  1. 1 :  able or designed to withstand unusual strain heavy–duty trucks

  2. 2 :  intensive heavy–duty bargaining

  3. 3 :  important, prominent heavy–duty lawyers

1914

First Known Use of heavy–duty

1914


HEAVY–DUTY Defined for English Language Learners

heavy–duty

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adjective heavy–du·ty \ˈhe-vē-ˈdü-tē, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of heavy–duty for English Language Learners

  • : designed to do difficult work without breaking

  • : very intense or serious


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