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pyramid

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪr.ə.mɪd/ us  
C1 a solid object with a square base and four triangular sides that form a point at the top a pile of things that has the shape of a pyramid: The acrobats formed a pyramid by standing on each other's shoulders. figurative Many organizations have a pyramid structure (= there are fewer people at the top levels of them than there are at the bottom).the pyramids [plural] ( also the Pyramids) a group of ancient pyramid-shaped structures built in Egypt as tombs (= places to bury people) for the Pharaohs (= kings of Ancient Egypt)
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in Korean 피라미드…
in Arabic هَرَم…
in French pyramide…
in Turkish piramit…
in Italian piramide…
in Chinese (Traditional) 角錐, 金字塔, 擺成金字塔形的一堆東西…
in Russian пирамида…
in Polish piramida…
in Spanish pirámide…
in Portuguese pirâmide…
in German die Pyramide…
in Catalan piràmide…
in Japanese ピラミッド型, 四角錐(すい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 棱锥体, 摆成金字塔形的一堆东西…
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