Definition of 'pavement'
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The wide pavements have cycle paths and are dotted with cafe tables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the edge of pavements in many roads, there is a sprawling plant covered with tiny, pretty daisies that will survive for much of the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Road safety campaigners and disability groups welcomed the proposed ban on pavement parking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We always clear any snow from our garden path and the pavement outside our house. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We found a pavement cafe and enjoyed a leisurely meal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It got hold of me by the leg and dragged me off the pavement into the road. The Sun (2008)His second lesson went slightly better as he hit the pavement just twice. The Sun (2011)They mounted the pavement and blocked my progress. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The legal position with your garden path and the pavement are different. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The pavement cafes seem to be doing good business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But how heartwarming is it for those same brothers when they hit the pavement searching for employment? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)He returned in his car and mounted the pavement. The Sun (2012)He also resorted to illegally riding on the pavement at one point when the traffic got too much. The Sun (2014)As we walked along the pavement people jogged alongside waving their mobile phones and recorded their own pieces to camera. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She escaped serious injury as a pavement cafe boss rushed to grab her shoulders as she was left dangling yesterday. The Sun (2015)We'll just park on the pavement. The Sun (2015)There are no pavements on most roads nearby, so it was splash or be stranded. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The new threat to cyclists is the cars parked on the pavement thus forcing the cyclist back to the dangers of the road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Public spending has doubled in the past 10 years but our roads and pavements crumble. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I felt we were all powerless, with rubbish pavements that no one fixed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hard roofs, hard roads, hard pavements. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The legal risks of clearing snow from the garden path and pavement are therefore minimal if you follow the Snow Code. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may claim to dislike walking and it is often an unpleasant experience when confined to hard pavements, and busy, polluted streets. How to Lower High Blood Pressure (1994)
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Translations for 'pavement'
British English: pavement /ˈpeɪvmənt/ NOUN
A pavement is a path with a hard surface by the side of a road.
...the wet pavement.
- American English: sidewalk
- Arabic: رَصِّيفٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: calçada
- Chinese: 人行道
- Croatian: pločnik
- Czech: chodník
- Danish: fortov
- Dutch: bestrating
- European Spanish: pavimento
- Finnish: jalkakäytävä
- French: trottoir
- German: Bürgersteig
- Greek: πεζοδρόμιο
- Italian: marciapiede
- Japanese: 歩道
- Korean: 인도 도로
- Norwegian: fortau
- Polish: chodnik przy ulicy
- European Portuguese: passeio
- Romanian: trotuar
- Russian: тротуар
- Spanish: pavimento
- Swedish: trottoar
- Thai: ทางเดินเท้า
- Turkish: kaldırım
- Ukrainian: тротуар
- Vietnamese: vỉa hè
Definition of pavement from the Collins English Dictionary
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