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1plateau/plæˈtoʊ/noun
pluralplateausalsoplateaux/plæˈtoʊz/
1plateau
/plæˈtoʊ/
noun
pluralplateausalsoplateaux/plæˈtoʊz/
Learner's definition of PLATEAU  
[count]
: a large flat area of land that is higher than other areas of land that surround it
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: a period when something does not increase or advance any further
2plateau/plæˈtoʊ/verb
plateausplateauedplateauing
2plateau
/plæˈtoʊ/
verb
plateausplateauedplateauing
Learner's definition of PLATEAU  
[no object]
: to stop growing or increasing : to reach a plateau
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