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English definition of “platform”

platform

noun (IDEAS)    /ˈplæt.fɔːm/ US  /-fɔːrm/
C2 [C usually singular] an opportunity to make your ideas or beliefs known publicly: By refusing to give us a grant to make this programme, they are denying us a platform.Opportunity Freedom to actIdeas, concepts and theories [S] all the things that a political party promises to do if they are elected: We campaigned on a platform of low taxation.Politics
(Definition of platform noun (IDEAS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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