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noun [countable] plank pronunciation in British English /plæŋk/
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  1. 2
    an important aspect of something, on which it is based
    the main/central plank of someone’s policy/argument/programme: Spending cuts remain the main plank of the party’s defence policy.
  2. 3
    something that is important to the success or failure of something
    She’s made fitness a central plank of her preparation for the tournament.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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