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English definition of “platform”

platform

noun [C] (COMPUTING)    /ˈplæt.fɔːm/ US  /-fɔːrm/
the type of computer system you are using, in connection with the type of software (= computer programs) you can use on it: This new personal banking software can be used with any Windows platform.Computer hardware
(Definition of platform noun (COMPUTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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