• (British) IPA: /ˈplæk.ɑːd/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈplæk.ɑɹd/, /ˈplæk.ɚd/

placard (plural placards)

  1. A sheet of paper or cardboard with a written or printed announcement on one side for display in a public place.
  2. (obsolete) A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority.
    • All placards or edicts are published in his name.
  3. (obsolete) Permission given by authority; a license.
    to give a placard to do something
  4. (historical) An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate of armour.
  5. (historical) A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later.
  6. The woodwork and frame of the door of a closet etc.
Translations Verb

placard (placards, present participle placarding; past and past participle placarded)

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

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