Meaning of EMBANKMENT in English

EMBANKMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ -mənt ]

noun

Date: 1786

1. : a raised structure (as of earth or gravel) used especially to hold back water or to carry a roadway

2. : the action of embanking

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.