Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 

platoon

view main entry for platoon noun  /pləˈtuːn/
British English pronunciation: platoon
Click to listen to the pronunciation of platoon

This is the British English pronunciation of platoon.

View American English pronunciation of platoon.

BuzzWord

swipe

to move your finger across the touch screen of a tablet or smartphone in order to move to a new page, make a choice, etc.

BuzzWord Article

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play