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pave·ment

 (pāv′mənt)
n.
1.
a. A hard smooth surface, especially of a public area or thoroughfare, that will bear travel.
b. The material with which such a surface is made.
2. Chiefly British A sidewalk.
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pavement

(ˈpeɪvmənt)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road. US and Canadian word: sidewalk
2. (Civil Engineering) a paved surface, esp one that is a thoroughfare
3. (Civil Engineering) the material used in paving
4. (Civil Engineering) civil engineering the hard layered structure that forms a road carriageway, airfield runway, vehicle park, or other paved areas
5. (Geological Science) geology a level area of exposed rock resembling a paved road. See limestone pavement
[C13: from Latin pavīmentum a hard floor, from pavīre to beat hard]
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pave•ment

(ˈpeɪv mənt)

n.
1. a paved road, highway, etc.
2. a paved surface, ground covering, or floor.
3. a material used for paving.
4. Atlantic States and Brit. sidewalk.
[1250–1300]
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pavement

sidewalk
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pavement - the paved surface of a thoroughfarepavement - the paved surface of a thoroughfare
curbside - the side of a sidewalk that is bordered by a curb; "policemen stood at intervals along the curbside"
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
paving stone - a stone used for paving
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
sidewalk, pavement - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
street - a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
2.pavement - material used to pave an areapavement - material used to pave an area  
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
asphalt - mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing
concrete - a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
blacktop, blacktopping - a black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock
macadam - broken stone used in macadamized roadways
tarmac, tarmacadam - a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving
3.pavement - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrianspavement - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
pavement, paving - the paved surface of a thoroughfare
paseo, walkway, walk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
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pavement

noun sidewalk (U.S. & Canad.), footpath (Austral. & N.Z.) He was hurrying along the pavement.
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Translations
chodníkdlažbavozovka
fortov
jalkakäytävä
pločnik
gangstétt
歩道
인도
pločnik
trottoar
ทางเดินเท้า
vỉa hè

pavement

[ˈpeɪvmənt]
A. N (Brit) → acera f, vereda f (LAm), andén m (CAm, Col), banqueta f (Mex) (US) → calzada f, pavimento m
brick pavementenladrillado m
stone pavementempedrado m, adoquinado m
to leave the pavement (US) (Aut) → salir de la calzada
B. CPD pavement artist Npintor(a) m/f callejero/a
pavement café Ncafé m con terraza, café m al aire libre
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pavement

[ˈpeɪvmənt] n
(British)trottoir m
(US)chaussée fpavement artist n (British)artiste mf de ruepavement café n (British)café m avec terrasse (sur le trottoir)
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pavement

n (Brit) → Gehsteig m, → Bürgersteig m, → Trottoir nt; (US: = paved road) → Straße f; (= material)Bodenbelag m; to leave the pavement (US Aut) → von der Straße abkommen; pavement artistPflastermaler(in) m(f)
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pavement

[ˈpeɪvmənt] n (Brit) → marciapiede m (Am) → pavimentazione f stradale
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pave

(peiv) verb
to cover (a street, path etc) with (usually large) flat stones, concrete etc to make a flat surface for walking on etc. He wants to pave the garden.
ˈpavement noun
(American ˈsidewalk) a paved surface, especially a paved footpath along the sides of a road for people to walk on.
ˈpaving-stone noun
a large flat stone or piece of concrete used for paving.
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pavement

رَصِّيفٌ chodník fortov Bürgersteig πεζοδρόμιο pavimento jalkakäytävä trottoir pločnik marciapiede 歩道 인도 bestrating fortau chodnik calçada, passeio тротуар trottoar ทางเดินเท้า kaldırım vỉa hè 人行道
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