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strata

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

See stratum.
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British Dictionary definitions for strata

strata
/ (ˈstrɑːtə) /

noun
a plural of stratum

usage for strata

Strata is sometimes wrongly used as a singular noun: this stratum (not strata) of society is often disregarded
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