Definition of podium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    podium

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpəʊdiəm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊdiəm//
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1a small platform that a person stands on when giving a speech or conducting an orchestra, etc. synonym rostrum
  2. 2(North American English) = lectern
  3. Word Origin mid 18th cent.: via Latin from Greek podion, diminutive of pous, pod- ‘foot’.Extra examples She is the first delegate to speak from the podium at today’s conference. The president sat on the viewing podium watching the military parade. standing on the conductor’s podium the record-breaking run which took her to the gold medal podium He dreamed of standing on the victory podium at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: podium

Other results

All matches