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Meaning of “ramp” in the English Dictionary

"ramp" in British English

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rampnoun [C]

uk   us   /ræmp/
an ​artificialslope: I ​pushed the ​wheelchair up the ramp and into the ​supermarket. UK a ​raisedstripbuilt into a ​road to make ​vehiclesdrive more ​slowly US (UK slip road) a ​shortroad on which ​vehiclesjoin or ​leave a ​mainroad
(Definition of ramp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rampnoun [C]

 us   /ræmp/
a ​surfaceconnecting a ​higher and a ​lowerlevel; a ​slope: Wide ramps ​flanked the ​stairs at the ​entrance. A ramp is also a ​road that ​lets you ​drive onto or ​leave a ​largeroad, such as an ​expressway: an ​entrance/​exit ramp
(Definition of ramp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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