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Meaning of “platinum” in the English Dictionary

"platinum" in British English

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(Definition of platinum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"platinum" in American English

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platinumnoun [U]

 us   /ˈplæt·ən·əm/
a ​valuablemetal that is ​silver in ​color, does not ​reacteasily with other ​elements, and is used in ​jewelry and in ​industry
(Definition of platinum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"platinum" in Business English

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platinumnoun [U]

uk   /ˈplætɪnəm/  us   /ˈplætənəm/
STOCK MARKET, NATURAL RESOURCES a very ​valuable silver-grey metal that is used in ​industry and often ​traded on the commoditymarket: Platinum ​rose to $1,293.50 an ​ounce after ​hitting a ​record $1,298.50 during the day's ​trading.
(Definition of platinum from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “platinum”
in Korean 플래티넘, 백금…
in Arabic بلاتونيوم…
in Malaysian platinum…
in French (de) platine…
in Russian платина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鉑,白金…
in Italian platino…
in Turkish plâtin…
in Polish platyna…
in Spanish platino…
in Vietnamese bạch kim…
in Portuguese platina…
in Thai ทองคำขาว…
in German das Platin, Platin-……
in Catalan platí…
in Japanese プラチナ, 白金…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铂,白金…
in Indonesian platina…
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