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buttressverb [T]

us   /ˈbʌ·trəs/
art to give support to or strengthen something: He looked for things that would buttress the prosecution case and win a conviction.

buttressnoun [C]

us   /ˈbʌ·trəs/
a structure made of stone or brick that sticks out from and supports a wall of a building
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Translations of “buttress”
in Spanish contrafuerte…
in Vietnamese trụ tường…
in Malaysian sagang…
in Thai โครงสร้างที่เป็นส่วนค้ำ…
in French contrefort…
in German der Strebepfeiler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撑墙,扶壁…
in Indonesian penopang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撐牆,扶壁…
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