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plank

noun [C] uk   us   /plæŋk/

plank noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)

a long, narrow, flat piece of wood or similar material, of the type used for making floors: oak/concrete planks a plank of wood We used a plank to cross the ditch.

plank noun [C] (PRINCIPLE)

literary an important principle on which the activities of a group, especially a political group, are based: Educational reform was one of the main planks of their election campaign. The party's policy is based on five central planks.
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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