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1 buttress /ˈbʌtrəs/ noun
plural buttresses
1 buttress
/ˈbʌtrəs/
noun
plural buttresses
Learner's definition of BUTTRESS
[count]
: a structure built against a wall in order to support or strengthen it see also flying buttress
2 buttress /ˈbʌtrəs/ verb
buttresses; buttressed; buttressing
2 buttress
/ˈbʌtrəs/
verb
buttresses; buttressed; buttressing
Learner's definition of BUTTRESS
[+ object]
: to support, strengthen, or defend (something)
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