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rostrum

Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːstrəm; ˈrɒstrəm/

Translation of rostrum in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -trums or , -tra /-trə/)

  • (for public speaking) tribuna (feminine), estrado (masculine); (for orchestra conductor) podio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • You should've seen the look on Tony's face, standing on the rostrum waiting for the receiving officer.
    • Later, the magistrate asked the presspersons, who were standing near the rostrum, to go further behind where it was overcrowded and also where only one door was kept open.
    • When August comes around and Bovell more than likely mounts the medal rostrum in Athens, he will find himself under a kind of scrutiny he's never experienced.

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