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"podium" in British English

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podiumnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.di.əm/  us   /ˈpoʊ-/ (plural podiums or podia )
a ​raisedarea on which a ​personstands to ​speak to a ​largenumber of ​people, to conductmusic, or to ​receive a ​prize in a ​sportscompetition: 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, ​lowbox or ​stage that someone ​stands on in ​order to be ​seen by a ​group of ​people, esp. to ​speak or ​conductmusic: The ​conductormounted the podium. A podium is also a ​lectern.
(Definition of podium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “podium”
in Spanish podio…
in Vietnamese bục…
in Malaysian podium…
in Thai แท่น…
in French podium…
in German das Podium…
in Chinese (Simplified) 演讲台, 乐队指挥台, 领奖台…
in Turkish podyum…
in Russian возвышение, трибуна…
in Indonesian podium…
in Chinese (Traditional) 演講台, 樂隊指揮台, 領獎台…
in Polish podium, mównica…
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