Meaning of “podium” in the English Dictionary

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"podium" in British English

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podiumnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpəʊ.di.əm/ us /ˈpoʊ.di.əm/ plural podiums or podia

a raised area on which a person stands to speak to a large number of people, to conduct music, or to receive a prize in a sports competition:

Tears ran down her face as she stood on the winner's podium.

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

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podiumnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpoʊd·i·əm/

a small, low box or stage that someone stands on in order to be seen by a group of people, esp. to speak or conduct music:

The conductor mounted the podium.

A podium is also a lectern.

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