Definition of paving in English:


Syllabification: pav·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈpāviNG


  • 1Pavement.
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    • Outside the church, new paving was laid and a new drainage system was put in place.
    • The teenager was found on the concrete paving outside her home by her father yesterday.
    • Better street paving and snow clearance have reduced weather obstacles to travel.
  • 1.1The materials used for a pavement.
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    • Many of the stone paving slabs are 200 years old and too expensive for Leeds City Council to replace.
    • In addition, several thousand square feet of flagstone paving were used for the pool area and sidewalks.
    • The front garden is laid in granite paving and provides plenty of off-street parking.

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