Definition of signboard in English:

signboard

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪnbɔːd
 
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noun

  • 1A board displaying the name or logo of a business or product: a shop with its name painted on a signboard over the door sponsorship gives the companies four signboards surrounding the pitch
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    • The bureau will aim to promote further ‘internationalization’ of Tokyo's Haneda airport and more signboards and pamphlets written in foreign languages.
    • Get past the main gate and well-laid out roads, wide footpaths, neat walkways leading to apartments and clearly painted signboards greet you.
    • In England he learned to work with his hands and do physical labour, painting signboards and doing assorted jobs.
  • 1.1chiefly North American A board displaying a sign to direct traffic or travellers: there are signboards indicating the estate is closed to lorry traffic
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    • Traffic signboards are blatantly misused for sticking posters and bills.
    • Automated traffic lights and traffic signboards have been installed at the Priyadarshini Children's Park here, to create awareness among children about traffic rules, lights and signs.
    • Do not park vehicles in a manner that obstructs traffic or obscure the view of traffic signboards.

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