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placard
American English: /ˈplækɑrd/
, /ˈplækərd/
British English: /ˈplakɑːd/

Translation of placard in Spanish:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (cover)
    (walls/hoarding)
    cubrir de carteles
    1.2 (advertise)
    (con carteles)
    Example sentences
    • But no one in authority seems to care, and one of these days, you may find on our lunch hour, teachers are placarding the Tarouba Road out of frustration.
    • Quite apart from his agents, who are everywhere, the country is placarded with his portraits in a variety of roles.
    • Under constraint of time and the non-availability of the appropriate placards, the contractor decided to transport the explosives without properly placarding their vehicle, a direct violation of safety standards.

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