pothole Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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potholenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɒt.həʊl/  us   /ˈpɑːt.hoʊl/

pothole noun [C] (HOLE)

a ​hole in a ​roadsurface that ​results from ​gradualdamagecaused by ​traffic and/or ​weather: The car's ​suspension is so good that when you ​hit a pothole you ​hardlynotice it. a ​deepholeformedunderground in limestoneareas by the ​gradualrubbing and ​dissolvingaction of ​waterflowing through the ​stone

pothole noun [C] (PROBLEM)

a ​problem: The ​road to ​economicrecovery is ​full of potholes.
(Definition of pothole from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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potholenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑtˌhoʊl/
a ​hole in the ​surface of a ​road caused by ​traffic and ​badweather
(Definition of pothole from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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