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Diagram showing plateaus.
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French plateau, diminutive of plat (a plate); see plate.

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NounEdit

plateau (plural plateaus or plateaux)

  1. A largely level expanse of land at a high elevation; tableland.
  2. A comparatively stable level in something that varies.
  3. (dated) An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.
  4. (sports, broadcasting) A notable level of attainment or achievement.

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plateau (third-person singular simple present plateaus, present participle plateauing, simple past and past participle plateaued)

  1. (intransitive) To reach a stable level; to level off.

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pla‧teau

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French plateau, diminutive of plat (a plate); see English plate.

NounEdit

plateau n (plural plateaus, diminutive plateautje n)

  1. plateau

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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

plat +‎ -eau

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NounEdit

plateau m (plural plateaux)

  1. flat area
  2. tray
  3. (geography) plateau
  4. stage (in theatre); set (of television broadcast)

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