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Main Entry: pla·teau
Pronunciation: pla-primarystresstomacr, primarystresspla-secondarystresstomacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural plateaus or pla·teaux /-primarystresstomacrz, -secondarystresstomacrz/
Etymology: from French plateau "flat land raised above the surrounding land," from early French plateau "platter, plate"
1 : a broad flat area of high land
2 : a stable level, period, or condition

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