escalatornoun [ C ]uk /ˈes.kə.leɪ.tər/ us /ˈes.kə.leɪ.t̬ɚ/
- Sorry but the escalator is out of use; you'll have to take the stairs.
- I cannot take this pram up the escalator, so I hope there is a lift I can use.
(Definition of “escalator” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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