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platform

Pronunciation: /ˈplætfɔːrm; ˈplætfɔːm/

Translation of platform in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (raised structure) plataforma (feminine); (for orator) estrado (masculine), tribuna (feminine); (for band) estrado (masculine) 1.2 [Railways/Ferrocarriles] andén (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The camera fast tracks along a London train station platform as the passengers disembark and rush toward us.
    • A family of drunken louts have been sent to jail for train hooliganism and fighting police on the platform of York Railway Station.
    • They land on the platform of the railway station.
    1.3 (on bus) plataforma (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • A clumsy addition will detract from its appearance, but a modern glass extension at ground level or a viewing platform at the top could provide an exciting contrast to the stone facade and give you plenty of light.
    • The climax of the journey is the viewing platform on the top level.
    • You stand on the viewing platform and squint, trying to work out who the guy with the moustache and glasses is.
  • 2 [Politics/Política] 2.1 (opportunity to air views) plataforma (feminine), tribuna (feminine) 2.2 (program) plataforma (feminine), programa (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • I also say a big thank you to the people in the Labour Party who accepted this measure as a policy platform at the last election.
    • The 1964 platform of the Republican Party did allow tax credits for those burdened by the costs of higher education.
    • The Party platform and election policy are the items of faith upon which trade unions and their members commit to work for the election of Labor Governments.
    Example sentences
    • Under Russia's media laws it is prohibited to give terrorists a platform to voice their views.
    • They also provide an employee with an opportunity to clear the air, express opinions about how their own expectations have or have not been met, and provide a platform for them to voice any grievances.
    • This new programme will deal with topical issues and news stories of the day and provide a platform for listeners' views.
  • 4 [Computing/Informática] plataforma (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The days of multiple hardware platforms and operating systems working with multiple databases and software configurations within one enterprise are coming to a close.
    • We plan to support more hardware platforms and operating systems.
    • One aspect of using hardware platforms for enabling software is that it inevitably requires porting of existing software solutions onto the platform.

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