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plank

noun [C]  us   /plæŋk/

plank noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)

a long, flat piece of wood or other material, esp. one wide enough and strong enough to walk on: They walked across the creaky, wooden-plank floor of the old house.

plank noun [C] (PRINCIPLE)

an important principle on which the activities of a political or other group are based: He prepared the peace plank in the Democrats’ 1864 presidential platform.
Translations of “plank”
in Arabic لَوْح خَشَبي…
in Korean 판자…
in Malaysian papan…
in French planche…
in Turkish kalas…
in Italian asse (di legno)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平板, 木板, 板條…
in Russian доска…
in Polish deska…
in Vietnamese tấm ván…
in Spanish tabla, tablón…
in Portuguese tábua…
in Thai แผ่นกระดาน…
in German die Bohle…
in Catalan tauló…
in Japanese 厚板…
in Indonesian papan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平板, 木板, 板条…
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