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An example use of plank in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… strong plank to support recruitment and …”
A plank is a long, thin piece of wood, metal, or plastic that is used to support a structure.
the word plank occurs in english on average 2.9 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.