Definition of 'blackboard'
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Apart from the message on the blackboard, there was no indication that anyone else had been in. DEATH IN FASHION (2002)Tamsin picked up the despised swatch and wiped the message off the blackboard. DEATH IN FASHION (2002)A row of photographs was pinned to the wall near the blackboard. STAGE FRIGHT (2002)
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Translations for 'blackboard'
British English: blackboard /ˈblækˌbɔːd/ NOUN
A blackboard is a dark-coloured board which teachers write on with chalk.
- American English: blackboard
- Arabic: سَبُّورَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: quadro-negro
- Chinese: 黑板
- Croatian: školska ploča
- Czech: tabule školní
- Danish: tavle
- Dutch: schoolbord
- European Spanish: pizarra encerado
- Finnish: liitutaulu
- French: tableau noir
- German: Tafel
- Greek: μαυροπίνακας
- Italian: lavagna
- Japanese: 黒板
- Korean: 칠판
- Norwegian: tavle
- Polish: tablica
- European Portuguese: quadro preto
- Romanian: tablă
- Russian: классная доска
- Spanish: tablero
- Swedish: svart tavla
- Thai: กระดานดำ
- Turkish: karatahta
- Ukrainian: класна дошка
- Vietnamese: bảng đen
Definition of blackboard from the Collins English Dictionary
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