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Definition of Plateau


  1. A flat surface; especially, a broad, level, elevated area of land; a table-land.
  2. An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.

Plateau Quotations

The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'.
Dan Rather

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
W. Clement Stone

When we make progress quickly, it feeds our emotions. Then, when there's a period of waiting or we hit a plateau, we find out how committed we really are and whether we're going to see things through to the finish or quit.
Joyce Meyer

Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.
Irving Fisher

I think midlife crisis is just a point where people's careers have reached some plateau and they have to reflect on their personal relationships.
Bill Murray
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Plateau Translations

plateau in Dutch is blad, plat, plateau, bordes
plateau in German is Hochebene
plateau in Italian is altipiano
plateau in Spanish is meseta
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