escarpement

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

escarper +‎ -ment

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [εskaʁpəmɑ̃] invalid IPA characters (ε)

Noun[edit]

escarpement m (plural escarpements)

  1. (uncountable) steepness (state of being steep)
  2. (countable) a steep or abrupt slope, an escarpment
  3. (countable, figuratively, of a person or his qualities) severity, harshness

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