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English definition of “plateau”

plateau

verb [I]     /ˈplæt.əʊ/ US  /plætˈoʊ/
to reach a particular level and then stay the same: I'd been losing about a pound a week on my diet, but recently I've plateaued and haven't lost an ounce. The economic slowdown has caused our sales to plateau.Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
(Definition of plateau verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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