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poster

noun [C] uk   /ˈpəʊ.stər/  us   /ˈpoʊ.stɚ/

poster noun [C] (PICTURE)

A2 a large printed picture, photograph, or notice that you stick or pin to a wall or board, usually for decoration or to advertise something: The children put up posters on the classroom walls. We noticed a poster advertising a circus.
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poster noun [C] (PERSON)

internet & telecoms someone who publishes something such as a message or picture on a website or using social media: There was a lively debate on the message boards, with many posters arguing against the plan.
Translations of “poster”
in Arabic مُلْصَق…
in Korean 포스터…
in Malaysian poster…
in French affiche…
in Turkish afiş, poster…
in Italian poster, manifesto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 招貼,海報, 佈告…
in Russian плакат, афиша…
in Polish plakat…
in Vietnamese áp phích…
in Spanish póster, cartel…
in Portuguese pôster…
in Thai โปสเตอร์…
in German das Plakat…
in Catalan pòster, cartell…
in Japanese ポスター…
in Indonesian poster…
in Chinese (Simplified) 招贴,海报, 布告…
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