plateau
[ˈplatəʊ]
NOUN
plateaux (plural noun) · plateaus (plural noun)
  1. an area of fairly level high ground.
    synonyms:
    upland · tableland · elevated plain · mesa · highland · table
    • denoting a group of North American peoples of the high plains of western Canada and the US, including the Nez Percé.
  2. a state of little or no change following a period of activity or progress.
    "the peace process had reached a plateau"
    synonyms:
    level · stage · period of little change · quiescent period ·
    levelling-off period · let-up · break · respite · lull
VERB
plateaus (third person present) · plateaued (past tense) · plateaued (past participle) · plateauing (present participle)
  1. reach a state of little or no change after a period of activity or progress.
    "the industry's problems have plateaued out"
Origin
late 18th century: from French, from Old French platel, diminutive of plat ‘level’.
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How to use plateau in a sentence?
the industry's problems have plateaued out.
the scarped edge of the central plateau.
the peace process had reached a plateau.
Seefeld is set high on a sunny plateau.
How to say plateau in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans Plato
Arabic (NOUN)الهضبة, هضبة
Bangla মালভূমি
Bosnian (Latin) plato
Bulgarian (NOUN)плато
Cantonese (Traditional) 高原
Catalan (NOUN)altiplà, Meseta
Chinese Simplified 高原
Chinese Traditional 高原
Croatian (NOUN)plato, visoravni
Czech (NOUN)náhorní plošině, plošina, planinu
Danish (NOUN)højslette, beklæde
Dutch (NOUN)hoogvlakte, Bergland, hoogland
Estonian (NOUN)platoo, kiltmaa
Fijian na buturara
Filipino talampas
Finnish (NOUN)tasangolla, tasaantumassa, ylänkö
French (NOUN)palier
German (NOUN)Hochebene, Hochfläche, Hochland
Greek (NOUN)οροπέδιο, πλάτωμα, υψίπεδο
Haitian Creole plato
Hebrew (NOUN)הרמה
Hindi (NOUN)पठार
Hmong Daw toj siab
Hungarian (NOUN)fennsík
Icelandic Hálendi
Indonesian (NOUN)dataran tinggi
Italian (NOUN)altopiano, pianoro, altipiano, tavolato
Japanese (NOUN)高原, プラトー, 台地, 高台
Korean (NOUN)고원, 플래토, 원에서, 정점
Latvian (NOUN)plato, plakankalne, skaitļa
Lithuanian (NOUN)plynaukštė, plokščiakalnis, kalnynas
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)dataran
Norwegian Bokmål platå
Persian (NOUN)فلات
Polish (NOUN)płaskowyżu, Wyżyna
Portuguese (NOUN)planalto, platô, meseta, patamar
Querétaro Otomi Meseta ar
Romanian (NOUN)platou, Podişul
Russian (NOUN)плато, плоскогорье, нагорье
Samoan tulaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) плато
Serbian (Latin) plato
Slovak (NOUN)plošine
Slovenian (NOUN)planoti, plato
Spanish (NOUN)meseta, altiplano, planicie
Swedish (NOUN)platå, högplatån, talrik
Tamil பீடபூமி
Telugu పీఠభూమి
Thai ที่ราบสูง
Tongan tokalelei
Turkish (NOUN)Yaylası, plato
Ukrainian (NOUN)плато, нагір'я
Urdu (NOUN)پٹھار
Vietnamese (NOUN)nguyên
Welsh (NOUN)llwyfandir, gwastad
Yucatec Maya Meseta u
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