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strata

[strey-tuh, strat-uh, strah-tuh] /ˈstreɪ tə, ˈstræt ə, ˈstrɑ tə/
noun
1.
a plural of stratum.
2.
(usually considered nonstandard) stratum.
Usage note
See stratum.
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strata

/ˈstrɑːtə/
noun
1.
a plural of stratum
Usage note
Strata is sometimes wrongly used as a singular noun: this stratum (not strata) of society is often disregarded
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strata

c.1700, plural of stratum.

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