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plateau en inglés británico

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(Definición de plateau del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

plateau en inglés americano

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plateaunoun [ C ]

us /plæˈtoʊ/

earth science a large, flat area of land that is higher than the land around it

A plateau is also a period during which there are no big changes:

The crime rate in the city reached a plateau in the 1980s and then declined.

plateauverb [ I ]

us /plæˈtoʊ/

to reach a level and stay there, rather than rising or falling:

The population increase is expected to plateau in the year 2007.

(Definición de plateau del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

plateau en inglés de negocios

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plateaunoun [ S ]

uk /ˈplætəʊ/ us /plæˈtəʊ/

a level beyond which business activities, sales, profits, etc. no longer develop or increase, especially after a period of rapid growth:

reach/hit a plateau Do you believe that the number of people using the internet has now reached a plateau?

plateauverb [ I ]

uk /ˈplætəʊ/ us /plæˈtəʊ/

to stop developing or increasing, especially after a period of rapid growth:

Analysts believe the market will plateau within the next five years in line with demographic trends.
start/begin to plateau Sales of new cars have begun to plateau after three years of record growth.

(Definición de plateau del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)