n (pl -teaus or , -teaux /-z/)
- 1.1 [Geog] meseta (f) high plateau altiplanicie (f), altiplano (m)More example sentences1.2 (stable level) [Educ] meseta (f), período (m) de estancamiento she lost 8lbs, then reached a plateau adelgazó 8 libras y se estancó
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- The Khmer Loeu hill tribes live in remote highland areas in the plateaus and mountainous areas on the edges of Cambodia.
- This soil region is in the foothills of the Appalachian plateau, and topography ranges from nearly level to extremely steep.
- Lowlands, plateaux, foothills, and mountain slopes suitable for viticulture occupy only seven per cent of Tajikistan's area.
- Musically, Brown reached a plateau in the early 1970s when his band, the JBs, patented a muscular, jazzy funk, over which the group's leader could exhort and exclaim.
- For the past 10 years before that, HIV and AIDS rates in Australia were going down, then they reached a plateau and now we've seen sharp rises.
- Women's wellbeing reached a plateau between the ages of 30 and 64, while that of men dipped during the same period, according to the survey.