Meaning of “placard” in the English Dictionary

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"placard" in British English

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placardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈplæk.ɑːd/ us /ˈplæk.ɑːrd/

a large piece of card, paper, etc. with a message written or printed on it, often carried in public places 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)

"placard" in American English

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placardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈplæk·ɑrd, -ərd/

a notice or sign hung in a public place or carried by people:

Foley’s placard read, "Go home."

(Definition of “placard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)