cement

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/sɪˈmɛnt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sɪˈmɛnt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(si ment)


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cement

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [wet, dry, rubber, quick-set, hard] cement
  2. a [bag, sack, bucket, tray, block] of cement
  3. a [floor, wall, surface, path] made of cement
  4. has been [surfaced, laid, reinforced] with cement
  5. The company [manufactures, produces, distributes, sells, makes] cement.
  6. held [together, in place, firm] with cement
  7. [lay, add] cement to [hold, prevent, cover, ensure, protect]
  8. [mix, pour] cement for the [foundation, floor]
  9. let the cement [set, dry]
  10. let the cement set [first, before]
  11. got her [bike, shoes] stuck in (wet) cement
  12. [sank, plunged] into the wet cement
  13. cement for the [building, construction] industry
  14. use rubber cement (as the adhesive)
  15. is the cement of the [family, team, organization]
  16. is the cement that holds the [family] together
n as adj
  1. a cement [plant, factory, truck, company, manufacturer]
  2. a cement [sack, bag, tray, bucket, container]
  3. [activate, operate, turn on] the cement mixer
  4. figurative: let's put (all) the ideas into the cement mixer
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