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planknoun [C]

 us   /plæŋk/

plank noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)

a ​long, ​flatpiece of ​wood or other ​material, esp. one ​wide enough and ​strong enough to ​walk on: They ​walkedacross the ​creaky, wooden-plank ​floor of the ​oldhouse.

plank noun [C] (PRINCIPLE)

an ​importantprinciple on which the ​activities of a ​political or other ​group are ​based: He ​prepared the ​peace plank in the Democrats’ 1864 ​presidentialplatform.
(Definition of plank from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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planknoun [C]

uk   us   /plæŋk/

plank noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)

a ​long, ​narrow, ​flatpiece of ​wood or ​similarmaterial, of the ​type used for making ​floors: oak/​concrete planks a plank of ​wood We used a plank to ​cross the ​ditch.

plank noun [C] (PRINCIPLE)

literary an ​importantprinciple on which the ​activities of a ​group, ​especially a ​politicalgroup, are ​based: Educational ​reform was one of the ​main planks oftheirelectioncampaign. The party's ​policy is ​based on five central planks.
(Definition of plank from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plank”
in Korean 판자…
in Arabic لَوْح خَشَبي…
in Malaysian papan…
in French planche…
in Russian доска…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平板, 木板, 板條…
in Italian asse (di legno)…
in Turkish kalas…
in Polish deska…
in Spanish tabla, tablón…
in Vietnamese tấm ván…
in Portuguese tábua…
in Thai แผ่นกระดาน…
in German die Bohle…
in Catalan tauló…
in Japanese 厚板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平板, 木板, 板条…
in Indonesian papan…
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