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Synonyms for embankment
ɛmˈbæŋk mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embankment(noun)

    a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. embankment(n)

    Synonyms:
    levee, dike, terreplein

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    backfill, fill, infill, seawall, dam, dike, divider, breakwater, dyke

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How to use embankment in a sentence?

  1. Environment Secretary Germano Vieira:

    The breach of the embankment is going to happen, what we don't know is whether that breach will affect the dam.

  2. Sheriff Carson Montgomery:

    He was down a steep embankment, down about 50 feet. He was just in a little isolated area that no one thought he would be in, he happened to cry, and one of the searchers heard his cry.

  3. Pierce County Sheriff Department:

    The deputy continued hiking toward the sound of the dog's barking, and spotted a dog matching the description of Daisy up a very steep embankment above the Marshall River.

  4. Dan Barbulescu:

    No one was expecting that behind this embankment so many people pass by every day there was such life, a rich, balanced ecosystem, bit by bit nature has built a place that lives without intervention.

  5. Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh:

    On the floating islands, we conducted embankment (consolidation) to prevent them from waves and erosion, to ensure safety for the people and the soldiers stationed on the islands, on the submerged islands, we only built small houses, which can accommodate a few people and we are not expanding. The scope and characteristic of our work is purely civilian.


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