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parapet/ˈperəpət/noun
pluralparapets
parapet
/ˈperəpət/
noun
pluralparapets
Learner's definition of PARAPET  
[count]
: a low wall at the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge

put/stick/raise your head above the parapet

British, informal
: to do or say something you think is important even though it may have bad results
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