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embankment

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  1. a bank of earth constructed to control water <the embankment is steep, so be careful walking along the ridge> Synonyms dike, dam, head, leveeRelated Words breakwater, jetty, seawall; breastwork, bulwark, earthwork, rampart; canal, channel, ditch, gutter, trough; lock; barricade, barrier, block; floodgate, sluice; barrage, milldam, stank [British], weir


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