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1. embankment

noun. ['ɛmˈbæŋkmənt'] a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection.

Synonyms

  • wall
  • revetement
  • levee
  • mound
  • hill
  • revetment
  • bulwark
  • stone facing

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • attack

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Rhymes with Embankment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce embankment?

Pronounce embankment as ɛmˈbæŋkmənt.

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Sentences with embankment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Circular pipes in an embankment should be covered at different depths, depending on the bedding material.

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