Meaning of “scaffolding” in the English Dictionary

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"scaffolding" in British English

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scaffoldingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈskæf.əl.dɪŋ/ us /ˈskæf.əl.dɪŋ/

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

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scaffoldingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈskæf·əl·dɪŋ, -ˌoʊl·dɪŋ/

a raised structure that supports workers and materials during work on a building:

The scaffolding rises 10 stories above the street.

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