Definition of 'buttress'
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I am not a pillar of the Church of England, merely a minor buttress. THE DISPOSAL OF THE LIVING (2003)As we came onto an elevated section of road I noticed a group of men with notebooks sitting on a concrete buttress. THE SCHEME FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT (2003)
Trends of 'buttress'
Used Occasionally. buttress is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'buttress'
British English: buttress NOUN
Buttresses are supports, usually made of stone or brick, that support a wall.
...the neo-Gothic buttresses of the church.
Definition of buttress from the Collins English Dictionary
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