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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: platform /ˈplætˌfɔrm/ 
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  1. 3
    the policies and goals of a political party, especially the ones that they state in order to get people to vote for them

    The Democratic platform would provide health insurance for all children.

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    computing the type of computer system that you have and the programs that you can use with it

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  3. 6
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