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"placard" in British English

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placardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈplæk.ɑːd/  us   /-ɑːrd/
a ​largepiece of ​card, ​paper, etc. with a ​message written or ​printed on it, often ​carried in ​publicplaces by ​people who are ​complaining about something: Demonstrators ​marched past holding/​waving placards that said "Send ​food, not ​missiles!"
(Definition of placard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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placardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈplæk·ɑrd, -ərd/
a ​notice or ​signhung in a ​publicplace or ​carried by ​people: Foley’s placard ​read, "Go ​home."
(Definition of placard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “placard”
in Spanish pancarta…
in Vietnamese áp phích…
in Malaysian pelekat…
in Thai ป้ายประกาศ…
in French pancarte…
in German das Plakat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布告, 标语牌…
in Turkish yafta, pankart, afiş…
in Russian плакат, лозунг…
in Indonesian plakat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 佈告, 標語牌…
in Polish transparent…
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