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rostrum

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɒs.trəm/  us   /ˈrɑː.strəm/ (plural rostrums or rostra )
a raised surface on which a person making a speech or a music conductor (= leader) stands
Translations of “rostrum”
in Vietnamese bục phát biểu…
in Spanish tribuna…
in Thai แท่นหรือเวที…
in Malaysian rostrum…
in French tribune…
in German die Rednerbühne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 講壇,講台, (樂隊指揮站的)指揮台…
in Indonesian panggung…
in Russian трибуна…
in Turkish konuşma kürsüsü, podyum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讲坛,讲台, (乐队指挥站的)指挥台…
in Polish mównica, podium…
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