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plateau

Pronunciation: /plæˈtəʊ; ˈplætəʊ/

Translation of plateau in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -teaus or , -teaux /-z/)

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] meseta (feminine) high plateau altiplanicie (feminine), altiplano (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (stable level) meseta (feminine), período (masculine) de estancamiento she lost 8lbs, then reached a plateau adelgazó 8 libras y se estancó
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • estancarse*

Phrasal verbs

plateau out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
estabilizarse*

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