Definition of signboard in English:

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signboard

Pronunciation: /ˈsīnbôrd/

noun

1A board displaying the name or logo of a business or product.
Example sentences
  • 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 travelers.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: sign·board

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