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platform

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈplætfɔːm/
RAISED SURFACE B2 a raised surface for people to stand on, especially when they are speaking to a lot of people: The speakers all stood on a platform.Floors and parts of floors
TRAIN A2 the area in a railway station where you get on and off the train: The train for London Paddington will depart from platform 12.Train and bus stations and taxi ranks
POLITICS all the things that a political party promises to do if they are elected: They campaigned on a platform of low taxation.Elections
FOR OPINIONS a way of telling the public about your opinions: Basically, he uses the newspaper as a platform for airing his political views.Ways of achieving things
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