Platform - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplætfɔːrm|  American pronunciation of the word platform
Brit.  |ˈplatfɔːm|  British pronunciation of the word platform

noun

- a raised horizontal surface

the speaker mounted the platform

- a document stating the aims and principles of a political party(syn: program)

their candidate simply ignored the party platform

- the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system
- any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
- a woman's shoe with a very high thick sole (syn: chopine)

Examples

He stepped up onto the platform and looked out into the audience.

She stepped off the train onto the platform.

Our train is boarding on platform 6.

The party adopted a new platform.

The company plans to use the show as a platform to launch the new soft drink.

The Edinburgh train will depart from platform six.

The conference provides a platform for people on the left wing of the party.

We mustn't give these groups a platform for their propaganda.

Are these things that can be discussed on a public platform?

their candidate simply ignored the party platform

The railing curves out near the observation platform.

Make sure the platform is stable.

Test the platform for stability before using it.

The competitors will be diving from the highest platform.

...an Olympic diver who always displays remarkable equanimity on the platform...

Word forms

noun
singular: platform
plural: platforms
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