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plaque

noun (FLAT OBJECT)    /plɑːk/ /plæk/ US  /plæk/
[C] a flat piece of metal, stone, wood, or plastic with writing on it that is attached to a wall, door, or other object: There was a brass plaque outside the surgery listing the various dentists' names. The First Lady unveiled a commemorative plaque. → See also plate nounInformation and messages blue plaque UK a plaque on the wall of a house that shows that someone famous once lived there: The blue plaque said 'Charles Darwin, biologist, lived here'.Fame and famous
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