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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Enclose with banks, as for support or protection.

Usage examples (24)
  • But that would immediately be reversed by the entire court embank.
  • They can't really in good faith go to the circuit court, because there was a 10-2 embank decision against them.
  • They excavated a space, to the depth of three or four feet, and used the earth they threw out to embank the walls raised upon the edge of the excavation.
  • But since the embank court has already said 10-2 that they're not going to give relief -- and there's nothing really new here -- I mean, it's conceivable that they could... for more
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