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noun as in sign, notice

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It was there, pausing somberly and squinting to read the placards, that I read about a group of Igbo Nigerians — from whom I am descended and who I consider my ancestors — who made the Middle Passage journey to Savannah.

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Problems with the building were first reported by the Miami Herald, which wrote that city officials placed “Unsafe Structure” placards in front of 10 other buildings as well.

The agency has placed rescue beacons and placards in Spanish and Mandarin along crossing routes, with instructions and GPS coordinates for migrants in distress who need help.

Like Hunter, Bond has continually placed notes on the bridge for the past several years and started a petition to get permanent placards made.

After signing the bill to the applause of the supporters arrayed behind him, DeSantis held up a placard to read off some bullet points about how great the new law was, earning more applause in the process.

I had a fleeting image of long hair, jeans and a “No Nukes” placard.

A placard explains how Mexican artists have embraced indigenous culture, including such textiles, over the years.

At one point, an oblivious girl asked whether the placard was a joke.

One woman held up a placard that read “drones fly, children die,” while others called Brennan an “assassin.”

The placard was illustrated with a black-and-white photograph of a crew-cut astronaut wearing a monkey around his neck.

He was thrashed at home by Aunty Rosa on the same count, and then the placard was produced.

The placard further announced that the rooms and furniture could be seen on the 13th and 14th.

The little blue placard hung over the cot, as in the foundling hospitals, states the child's nationality: "Moldo, Wallachian."

Skeen told us that when the Turks stuck up a placard saying Warsaw had fallen, the Australians gave three hearty cheers.

"Only at the felicitous ingenuity of your highness's idea," answered the interpreter, pointing to the placard.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to placard, such as: advertisement, banner, billboard, handbill, marquee, and poster.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.