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noun [countable] platform pronunciation in American English /ˈplætˌfɔrm/
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singularplatform
pluralplatforms
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  1. 2
    an area next to a railroad track where passengers get onto and off trains
    The train to Brussels will depart from platform 3.
  2. 4
    computing the type of computer system that you have and the programs that you can use with it
    Can the project be run on a personal computer platform?
  3. 5

    platforms

    or

    platform shoes

    [plural] shoes that have a very thick bottom part and make you look much taller
  4. 6
    something that allows something else to happen
    platform for: The funding would provide a platform for growth and development.

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