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noun [countable] platform pronunciation in American English /ˈplætˌfɔrm/
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  1. 1
    a structure for people to stand on that has been built so that it is higher than the ground
    There is a viewing platform where visitors can see the waterfall.
    1. a.
      a raised structure that speakers, performers, etc. stand on so that they can be seen by an audience
      The two candidates shared a platform for the question and answer session.
  2. 2
    an area next to a railroad track where passengers get onto and off trains
    The train to Brussels will depart from platform 3.
  3. 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.
  4. 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?
  5. 5



    platform shoes

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