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berm

A small ledge or shoulder of dirt with some type of vegetation, designed to control water runoff, hide something unsightly such as a power substation, or provide a noise-control buffer between busy streets and residential areas.

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Pour plus de precaution on palissade les precaution on palissade les bermes.
La source a ajoute que les armees tunisienne et algerienne, ont commence a fortifier leurs positions et avant-postes sur la frontiere par la construction de bermes de sable et le creusement de tranchees pour contrecarrer toute attaque potentielle.
The Appraisal Institute's blog, "Opinions of Value," was honored with a Bermes Creative Award from the Association of Marketing.