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Plateau

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Noun

1. plateau, tableland

a relatively flat highland

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Plateau

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noun plural -eaus or -eaux (-əʊz)
1. 
a wide mainly level area of elevated land
2. 
a relatively long period of stability; levelling off
the rising prices reached a plateau
verb (intransitive)
3. 
to remain at a stable level for a relatively long period
noun
a state of central Nigeria, formed in 1976 from part of Benue-Plateau State: tin mining. Capital: Jos. Pop: 3 178 712 (2006). Area: 30 913 sq km (11 936 sq miles)

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Plateau

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nounWord forms: plural plaˈteaus or plaˈteaux (plæˈtoʊz ; platōzˈ)
1. 
an elevated tract of more or less level land; tableland; mesa
2. 
a period, level, etc. of relative stability, or relatively little change, as can be shown by a flat extent on a graph, etc.; specif., a period in which an individual's learning rate does not improve
verb intransitive
3. 
to become relatively stable or constant, as in position

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Plateau

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n. pl. pla·teaus or pla·teaux (-tōz)
1. An elevated, comparatively level expanse of land; a tableland.
2. A relatively stable level, period, or state: Mortgage rates declined, then reached a plateau.
intr.v. pla·teaued, pla·teau·ing, pla·teaus
To reach a stable level; level off: "The tension seemed to grow by degrees, then it plateaued" (Tom Clancy).

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