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pave

pave

 
pronunciation:
peIv
phrases:
pave the way for
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: paved, paves, paving
definition: to cover (a road or other way or area) with concrete, asphalt, stones, or the like in order to make a hard flat surface.
similar words:
concrete, stone
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phrase: pave the way for
derivation: paver (n.)