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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·bank /ɪmˈbæŋk/
 (vt.)以堤圍繞,築堤圍堵,以隄防堵擋

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bank v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embanked p. pr. & vb. n. Embanking.]  To throw up a bank so as to confine or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or stone.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 embank
      v : enclose with banks, as for support or protection; "The river
          was embanked with a dyke"