Word: embankment

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Synonyms: embankment

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: embankment

spanish
terraplén


german
damm, eindämmung, uferdamm, kai, deich

french
digue, remblai, rempart, barrage, estacade, ...

italian
banchina, argine

dutch
dijk, waterkering, kade

russian
гать, набережная, насыпь, дамба

norwegian
voll, demning, kai

swedish
vall

finnish
pato

danish
dige, dæmning

czech
navážka, hráz, nábřeží, násyp

polish
grobla, nabrzeże, obmurowanie, nasyp, wał, ...

greek
ανάχωμα

ukrainian
дамба, гатку, насипай, набережна, гать, ...

estonian
muldkeha, teetamm, kaldapealne

croatian
nasip, mol, nasipa, nasipe

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The meaning and "use of": embankment

noun
  • a wall or bank of earth or stone built to prevent a river flooding an area.

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