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plateau

US [plæˈtoʊ]
UK [ˈplætoʊ]
  • n.高原;台地;平台期;高原期
  • v.进入停滞期;达到平稳状态
  • Web高地;坪;高原州
Simple Present:plateaus  Present Participle:plateauing  Past Tense:plateaued  Plural Form:plateaux  
Plateau
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n.
1.
高原an area of flat land that is higher than the land around it
2.
(发展、增长后的)稳定期,停滞期a time of little or no change after a period of growth or progress
Inflation has reached a plateau.
通货膨胀停了下来。
v.
1.
[i]
~ (out)
(在一段时期的发展后)保持稳定水平,处于停滞状态to stay at a steady level after a period of growth or progress
Unemployment has at last plateaued out.
失业情况终于稳定了下来。

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