German-English translation for "Koloss"

"Koloss" English translation

Koloss
[koˈlɔs]Maskulinum | masculine m <Kolosses; Kolosse> KoloßMaskulinum | masculine m <Kolosses; Kolosse> AR

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  • colossus
    Koloss figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
    giant
    Koloss figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
    Koloss figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
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  • ein Koloss von einem Mann
    a colossus of a man
    ein Koloss von einem Mann
  • ein Koloss auf tönernen Füßen
    a colossus with feet of clay
    ein Koloss auf tönernen Füßen
A nearly indestructible behemoth outlasted Mussolini s regime ’ and survived for 50 years.
Der nahezu unzerstörbare Koloss überdauerte Mussolinis Regime und überlebte 50 Jahre.
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