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I'd love to retire somewhere like Winchester, where you have one foot on the pavement but a sense of being in the country as well.
Hugh Bonneville

Meaning of "pavement" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PAVEMENT

From Latin pavīmentum a hard floor, from pavīre to beat hard.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PAVEMENT

pavement  [ˈpeɪvmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAVEMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pavement is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PAVEMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pavement

Pavement may refer to: ▪ Pavement, a floor-like stone or tile structure ▪ Road surface, the durable surfacing of roads and walkways ▪ Sidewalk, a walkway along the side of a road, in Canadian & American English ▪ Portuguese pavement, the traditional paving used in most pedestrian areas in Portugal ▪ Limestone pavement, a naturally occurring landform that resembles an artificial pavement ▪ Desert pavement, a desert ground surface covered with closely packed rock fragments of pebble and cobble size ▪ Tessellated pavement, a rare sedimentary rock formation that occurs on some ocean shores ▪ Glacial pavement, a rock surface scoured and polished by glacial action...

Definition of pavement in the English dictionary

The first definition of pavement in the dictionary is a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road US and Canadian word: sidewalk. Other definition of pavement is a paved surface, esp one that is a thoroughfare. Pavement is also the material used in paving.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAVEMENT


achievement
əˈtʃiːvmənt
advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
agreement
əˈɡriːmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
bereavement
bɪˈriːvmənt
contrivement
kənˈtraɪvmənt
countermovement
ˌkaʊntərˈmuːvmənt
depravement
dɪˈpreɪvmənt
deprivement
dɪˈpraɪvmənt
enlevement
ɪnˈliːvmənt
enslavement
ɪnˈsleɪvmənt
evolvement
ɪˈvɒlvmənt
improvement
ɪmˈpruːvmənt
involvement
ɪnˈvɒlvmənt
lavement
ˈleɪvmənt
misimprovement
ˌmɪsɪmˈpruːvmənt
movement
ˈmuːvmənt
revivement
rɪˈvaɪvmənt
underachievement
ˌʌndərəˈtʃiːvmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAVEMENT

pav
pavage
pavan
pavane
Pavarotti
pave
paved
paveed
pavement artist
paver
Pavese
Pavia
pavid
pavilion
pavillon
paving
paving slab
paving stone
pavior
paviour

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAVEMENT

abonnement
amusement
announcement
arrangement
basement
comment
element
enforcement
engagement
implement
infringement
management
measurement
placement
replacement
requirement
retirement
settlement
statement
supplement
unit of measurement

Synonyms and antonyms of pavement in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PAVEMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «pavement» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of pavement

Translation of «pavement» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAVEMENT

Find out the translation of pavement to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pavement from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pavement» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

人行道
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pavimento
570 millions of speakers

English

pavement
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फुटपाथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رَصِّيفٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тротуар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

calçada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফুটপাথ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

trottoir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jalan kaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bürgersteig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

歩道
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

dalan pinggiran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vỉa hè
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நடைபாதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फरसबंदी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaldırım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

marciapiede
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chodnik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тротуар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trotuar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πεζοδρόμιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sypaadjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trottoar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fortau
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pavement

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVEMENT»

The term «pavement» is very widely used and occupies the 21.059 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVEMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pavement

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10 QUOTES WITH «PAVEMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pavement.
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Richard Benjamin
It's the texture of New York that people miss by filming elsewhere. There are layers and layers of character - even in the pavement - that you can't get anywhere else. And the speed that the people move. It's so different from other places.
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Hugh Bonneville
I'd love to retire somewhere like Winchester, where you have one foot on the pavement but a sense of being in the country as well.
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Maggie Grace
I trip over my legs all the time. I'll wave to somebody, look up, and end up eating pavement.
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Moira Kelly
I never had to pound the pavement and really struggle after college.
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Josie Maran
Part of the challenge of Most Wanted is trying to become the most notorious street racer on the pavement.
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Ricardo Montalban
Standing on soil feels so much different than standing on city pavement; it lets you look inward and reflect and see who you really are, while you see a beautiful, unspoiled land as far as the eye can see. It allows your inner life to grow.
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Carey Mulligan
In London, people can be so... well, it's not even a case of people being unkind or unfriendly. You just don't make any contact in London. You go from A to B with your eyes on the pavement.
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Jeremy Piven
All I've done is work... I arrived in Los Angeles in my early 20s and I've been pounding the pavement ever since.
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Gary Sinise
I think you're lucky if you discover what you really love at a young age. College wasn't something I was going to do. I wanted to keep acting, and I didn't want to go to New York or California and pound the pavement.
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Tom Vilsack
President Obama has expressed his commitment to responsible stewardship of our land, water, and other natural resources. And one way of restoring the land to its natural condition is what we are doing here today - breaking pavement for the People's Garden.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAVEMENT»

Discover the use of pavement in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pavement and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Perfect Sound Forever: The Story of Pavement
Perfect Sound Forever is an engaging profile of the band Pavement and their quirkily dark, melodic sound and cryptic, mirth-filled lyrics.
Rob Jovanovic, 2004
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Pavement Design and Materials
Historically, numerous techniques have been applied by a multitude of jurisdictions dealing with roadway pavements. This book focuses on the best-established, currently applicable techniques available.
A. T. Papagiannakis, E. A. Masad, 2008
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Pavement Management for Airports, Roads, and Parking Lots
Emphasizing sound, cost-effective management rather than emergency repairs, this comprehensive volume offers practical guidelines on evaluating and managing pavements for airports, municipalities, and commercial real estate firms.
Mo Y. Shahin, 2007
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Pavement's Wowee Zowee
A compelling examination of the classic Pavement album, including interviews with all band members and record label staff.
Bryan Charles, 2010
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Resilient Modulus Testing for Pavement Components
"Resilient modulus indicates the stiffness of a soil under controlled confinement conditions and repeated loading. The test is intended to simulate the stress conditions that occur in the base and subgrade of a pavement system.
Gary N. Durham, W. Allen Marr, William L. DeGroff, 2003
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Advances in Pavement Design through Full-scale Accelerated ...
Advances in Pavement Design through Full-scale Accelerated Pavement Testing is a collection of papers from the 4th International Conference on Accelerated Pavement Testing (Davies, CA, USA, 19-21 September 2012), and includes contributions ...
David Jones, John Harvey, Imad L. Al-Qadi, 2012
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Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance
Addressing the interactions between the different design and construction variables and techniques this book illustrates best practices for constructing economical, long life concrete pavements.
Norbert Delatte, 2007
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Structural Design of Interlocking Concrete Pavement for ...
Interlocking concrete pavers can provide a durable and effective pavement system, but, as with any pavement, proper design, construction, and maintenance procedures are required.
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Principles of Pavement Design
Presents a complete coverage of all aspects of the theory and practice of pavement design including the latest concepts.
E. J. Yoder, M. W. Witczak, 1975
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Dynamics of Pavement Structures
This book presents a rigorous treatment of the fundamental, mathematical behaviour of pavement structures under dynamic loading.
Gustav Martincek, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAVEMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pavement is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pavement buckling not unusual in summer
The state Department of Transportation has issued two alerts of pavement buckling in Outagamie County in four days, although DOT officials ... «Appleton Post Crescent, Jul 15»
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Hockey celebrities hit the pavement for charity
Calgary Flames rookie Sam Bennett takes time after his first game to sign some autographs at the second annual The Brass Pub Charity Ball ... «The Kingston Whig-Standard, Jul 15»
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Grosse Ile residents to be notified of road closures due to pavement
Residents will be notified in coming days and weeks regarding a pavement joint sealing project scheduled to take place throughout the ... «Southgate News Herald, Jul 15»
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Thousands hit Davenport pavement ready to battle Bix's famous hills
Brady Street was packed with runners and walkers for the annual Bix 7 and Quick Bix races in Davenport, Iowa. There were more than 17,200 ... «WQAD.com, Jul 15»
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TRIP: Sacramento has poor pavement roads
Driving on deteriorated urban roads costs motorists as much as $1,044 annually, according to a new report that evaluates pavement conditions ... «Sacramento Sun Times, Jul 15»
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KDOT conducting pavement strength tests on US-54
The Kansas Department of Transportation plans to conduct pavement strength tests on U.S. 54 through Ford, Clark and Meade counties, ... «Leader and Times, Jul 15»
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City of Windsor: Watson Avenue pavement replacement begins July …
The City of Windsor is advising residents and commuters that Watson Avenue will be reduced to one lane for pavement replacement beginning ... «OurWindsor.ca, Jul 15»
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Rock the Pavement Races benefit the Greg Marzolf Jr. Foundation
MINNEAPOLIS--Rock the Pavement races are Saturday, August 8 at Lake Calhoun starting near the intersection of Lake Street and West ... «KARE, Jul 15»
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Child left sitting on hot pavement outside special needs center
So we went to the care center the next day and saw the child, again, sitting out on the hot pavement, with no shade and no supervision. «FOX 29, Jul 15»
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Caltrans To Implement I-210 Closures For Pavement Rehabilitation
Caltrans will close portions of the Foothill Freeway I-210 as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Consecutive ramps will not be closed at ... «KHTS Radio, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pavement [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pavement>. Aug 2020 ».
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