how to pronounce placard


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placard is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of placard in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… holding a placard or going to an event …”

meanings of placard


  1. A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
  2. A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
  3. A sheet of paper or cardboard with a written or printed announcement on one side for display in a public place.
  4. An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate of armour.
  5. Permission given by authority; a license.
  6. The woodwork and frame of the door of a closet etc.


  1. To announce with placards.
  2. To affix a placard to.

placard frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word placard occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics placard can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that placard can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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