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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Example sentences from the Web for plateau
The immune response to a virus builds gradually, peaks, then begins to contract — but can reach a plateau, and stay there for a long period.Post-infection coronavirus immunity usually robust after 8 months, study shows|Joel Achenbach|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Exports, which soared in 2010 and 2011, are showing signs of plateauing as the global economy slows.No Matter How Crazy Washington Is, Americans Can’t Stop Shopping|Daniel Gross|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Plateauing” is what Wharton Business School calls this lack of appetite for the climb.