noun, plural pla·teaus, pla·teaux [pla-tohz or, especially British, plat-ohz]. /plæˈtoʊz or, especially British, ˈplæt oʊz/.
verb (used without object), pla·teaued, pla·teau·ing.
verb (used with object), pla·teaued, pla·teau·ing.
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Built about 3,000 years ago and featuring a 1,400-meter-long rectangular plateau with a platform longer than four American football fields, the discovery shows that the Maya civilization built big from its beginnings.2020’s science superlatives include the oldest, highest and grossest discoveries|Erika Engelhaupt|December 30, 2020|Science News
“I would characterize these results as the city basically hitting a plateau and still not getting reductions from regional or local actions,” Capretz wrote in an email.Morning Report: Looking Back on the Tech Boondoggles of 2020|Voice of San Diego|December 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The effects of those rules on the kickoff appear to have reached a plateau.Why Are We Still Returning Kicks In College Football?|Jake Lourim|December 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Our reward is camp, a garden of boulders, juniper, rabbit brush and shadscale across from a mezzanine overlooking a colossal basin of canyons and plateaus, ripples and folds, castles and kingdoms.On mountain bikes in the Utah desert, a college reunion like no other|John Briley|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Instead, most winners saw their performance plateau in the season after winning Most Improved Player.Do The WNBA’s Most Improved Players Keep Up Their Success?|Jenn Hatfield|October 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
With a dearth of planets in your sign, it may feel like life has plateaued.