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embankment

noun [C] uk   us   /ɪmˈbæŋk.mənt/
an artificial slope made of earth and/or stones: a river/road/railway embankment
Translations of “embankment”
in Vietnamese đê…
in Spanish dique…
in Thai การสร้างเขื่อน…
in Malaysian tambak…
in French digue, talus…
in German der Damm…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堤,堤岸,堤圍, (路)堤…
in Indonesian tanggul…
in Russian насыпь, дамба, набережная…
in Turkish toprak dolgu, set…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堤,堤岸,堤围, (路)堤…
in Polish nasyp, wał, nabrzeże…
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