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Meaning of “lectern” in the English Dictionary

"lectern" in British English

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lecternnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlek.tən/  us   /-tɝːn/
a ​piece of ​furniture with a ​slopingpart on which a ​book or ​paper is put to be ​read from
(Definition of lectern from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lecternnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlek·tərn/ (also podium)
a ​tall, ​narrowpiece of ​furniture having a ​slopingpart that ​holds a ​book or ​papers to be ​read from while ​standing
(Definition of lectern from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lectern”
in Spanish atril…
in Vietnamese bục giảng…
in Malaysian meja berucap…
in Thai ที่ตั้งหนังสือ…
in French lutrin…
in German das Lesepult…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斜面桌…
in Indonesian mimbar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斜面桌…
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