Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “platinum disc”

platinum disc

noun [C] uk   us  
a prize given to the performer(s) of a popular song, or a collection of popular songs, when a very large number of copies of the recording of it have been sold
Compare
(Definition of platinum disc from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of platinum disc?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Prizes, rewards and medals, but you might be interested in these topics from the Giving and sharing topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “platinum disc”

Word of the Day

see the light of day

When something sees the light of day, it appears for the first time.

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More