blackhole
black hole n.
1. An area of space-time with a gravitational field so intense that its escape velocity is equal to or exceeds the speed of light.
2. A great void; an abyss:

The government created a bureaucratic black hole that swallows up individual initiative.

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Universalium. 2010.

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