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embank

[em-bangk] /ɛmˈbæŋk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to enclose or protect with an embankment.
Origin of embank
1640-1650
1640-50; em-1 + bank1
Related forms
unembanked, adjective
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embank

/ɪmˈbæŋk/
verb
1.
(transitive) to protect, enclose, or confine (a waterway, road, etc) with an embankment
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