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pavementnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪv.mənt/ us   /ˈpeɪv.mənt/
B1 UK US sidewalk a path with a hard surface on one or both sides of a road, that people walk on: Keep to the pavement, Rosie, there's a good girl.
B2 US the surface of a road when it has been covered with concrete or tarmac

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pavementnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈpeɪv·mənt/
the hard surface of a road, a sidewalk (= path next to a road), or other area of ground: [U] The umbrella fell to the pavement with a clatter.
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