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noun [countable] pyramid pronunciation in British English /ˈpɪrəmɪd/
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  1. 2
    an object with the shape of a pyramid
    1. a.
      a pile of things arranged in the shape of a pyramid
      pyramid of: a tray on which a pyramid of empty cups and glasses was balanced
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  2. 3
    an organization or system that has fewer people at each level as you get towards the top
    This really only benefits the few at the top of the social pyramid.

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 pyramid pronunciation in British English /ˈpɪrəmɪd(ə)l/ adjective


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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