mega·​cor·​po·​ra·​tion | \ ˌme-gə-ˌkȯr-pə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce megacorporation (audio) \

Definition of megacorporation

: a huge and powerful corporation

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Recent Examples on the Web Esposito plays Stan Edgar, the calculating CEO of an evil megacorporation that creates superheroes through dubious means. Shelby Stewart, Chron, 7 Jan. 2021 One such organization in Cyberpunk 2077 is Arasaka, a worldwide megacorporation that has influence in many industries such as corporate security, banking, and manufacturing. George Yang, Wired, 8 Dec. 2020 The megacorporation has been hit with a slew of lawsuits recently. Whizy Kim,, 1 Sep. 2020 Enter entrepreneurs like Wishy, billionaires like Indianapolis Colts' owner Jim Irsay and megacorporations with overseas connections. Matthew Vantryon, Indianapolis Star, 10 Apr. 2020 At the top of the food chain is Shinra, a megacorporation that controls the city’s energy, security and media, and sits only a few dystopian notches away from the likes of Facebook and Google. Jason Schreier, New York Times, 9 Apr. 2020 Are innovation and entrepreneurship diminishing under the weight of megacorporations? Diego Mendoza-moyers,, 10 Feb. 2020 Rising economic inequality and the creation of monopolistic megacorporations also threaten democracy. Ganesh Sitaraman, The New Republic, 23 Dec. 2019 In this alternate world, Teddy Roosevelt never became president and never fought the rise of megacorporations. Matthew Gault, Time, 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of megacorporation

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Megacorporation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of megacorporation

: an extremely large and powerful corporation

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