cement

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
cement

Plural
cements

  1. (uncountable) Cement is a material which is used to build a building.
    The cement is not yet dry.

Verb[change]

Plain form
cement

Third-person singular
cements

Past tense
cemented

Past participle
cemented

Present participle
cementing

  1. To join things together, with or as if with cement
    The fence posts were cemented into the ground.
    The glue cemented the pieces together.
  2. Make sure that something happens.
    Since his father was a friend of his employer, the man cemented his position in the company.
    They cemented their friendship.

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