Meaning of “manhole” in the English Dictionary

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"manhole" in British English

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manholenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmæn.həʊl/ us /ˈmæn.hoʊl/

a covered opening in a road that a worker can enter in order to reach underground pipes, wires, or drains that need to be examined or repaired:

a manhole cover

(Definition of “manhole” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"manhole" in American English

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manholenoun [ C ]

us /ˈmænˌhoʊl/

(Definition of “manhole” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)