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noun [countable] platform pronunciation in American English /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.

  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. 6
    something that allows something else to happen
    platform for:

    The funding would provide a platform for growth and development.

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