Meaning of “precipice” in the English Dictionary

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"precipice" in British English

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precipicenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpres.ɪ.pɪs/ us /ˈpres.ə.pɪs/

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

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precipicenoun [ C ]

us /ˈpres·ə·pɪs/

a very steep side of a cliff or mountain:

We stood at the edge of the precipice and looked down at the sea.

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