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Meaning of “terrace” in the English Dictionary

"terrace" in British English

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terracenoun

uk   us   /ˈter.əs/
  • terrace noun (GROUND)

[C] a ​flatraisedareaB2 a ​flatarea of ​stone or ​grassoutside a ​house, where ​peoplesit and sometimes ​eat one of several ​narrowstrips of ​land that are ​built like ​steps on the ​slope of a ​hill, used for ​growingcrops onthe terraces [plural] UK widesteps on which ​peoplestand to ​watch a ​footballmatch
  • terrace noun (HOUSE)

[C] UK (US row) a row of often ​smallhousesjoined together along ​theirsidewalls

terraceverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈter.əs/
(Definition of terrace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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terracenoun [C]

 us   /ˈter·əs/
a ​flatareaoutside a ​building, often with a ​stonefloor, or a ​narrow, ​flatstrip of ​land on the ​slope of a ​hill that is used for ​growingcrops
(Definition of terrace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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