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plataforma
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plataforma(
plah
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tah
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fohr
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mah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (elevated surface)
a. platform
Me caí de la plataforma y me hice daño porque estaba muy alta.I fell from the platform and got hurt because it was very high.
2. (footwear)
a. platform
Hay zapatos con una plataforma especial para quienes sufren cojera.There are shoes with a special platform for those with a pronounced limp.
3. (part of a bus)
a. platform
Subí el carrito del bebé en el autobús por la plataforma.I brought the baby stroller onto the bus using the platform.
4. (politics)
a. platform
La plataforma de la política estaba dirigido a aquellos perjudicados por la crisis económica.The politician's platform targeted those affected by the economic crisis.
5. (representative group)
a. program
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La plataforma de afectados por la hipoteca está preocupada por la situación.The program for people affected by mortgages is worried about the situation.
b. programme (United Kingdom)
La plataforma de atención al cliente cuenta con personal especializado en esos asuntos.The customer service programme includes staff specialized in those issues.
6. (stepping stone)
a. launching pad
La oportunidad de trabajar como asistente a la editora le sirvió de plataforma para trabajar en la industria de la moda.The opportunity to work as assistant to the editor served as a launching pad for her career in the fashion industry.
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plataforma
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (superficie elevada, estrado)
a. platform
plataforma de lanzamientolaunch pad
plataforma petrolíferaoil rig
2. (punto de partida)
a. launching pad
3. (politics)
a. platform, program
4. (geology)
a. shelf
plataforma continentalcontinental shelf
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plataforma
1 (gen) platform; (tablado) stage
zapatos de plataforma platforms; platform shoes
plataforma continental continental shelf
plataforma de carga loading platform
plataforma de lanzamiento launch pad; launching pad
plataforma de perforación drilling rig; oil rig
plataforma espacial space station
plataforma giratoria turntable
plataforma petrolera plataforma petrolífera oil rig
2 (Política) (also plataforma electoral) platform; (programa) programme; [de negociación] package; set of proposals
plataforma reivindicativa set of demands
3 (para lograr algo) springboard
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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