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embankment

noun [C] uk   /ɪmˈbæŋk.mənt/ us  
an artificial slope made of earth and/or stones: a river/road/railway embankment
Translations of “embankment”
in Spanish dique…
in French digue, talus…
in German der Damm…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堤,堤岸,堤圍, (路)堤…
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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