Examples of podium in a Sentence
the conductor on the podium tonight is one of the leading figures of classical music
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As soon as Trump stepped to the podium, the country symbolically stepped away from its leadership role.
One by one, 30 people took to the podium, arguing the development would adversely affect traffic, drainage, schools and erode the rural atmosphere of the area on the northern end of the town of about 2,500 people.
But when an aide to state Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) stepped to the podium to deliver congratulations, some in the crowd booed.
The lower house of Parliament voted to remove the criminal penalties after an emotional session that saw one nationalist lawmaker try to block access to the podium.
Both houses of Parliament voted on Wednesday to remove the criminal penalties, after an emotional session that saw one nationalist lawmaker try to block access to the podium.
Amid all the spraying of bubbly Sunday after the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America, winner Josef Newgarden was stopped on his way back to the podium by a female fan who got a hug and then reached for the bottle in his hand.
When Commissioner Adam Silver went to the podium and announced the pick, the crowd went crazy - for about a full minute.
Speakers on both sides of the issue line up to address the council each time the issue surfaces, and Wednesday about 20 people went to the podium.
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Origin and Etymology of -podium
PODIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of podium for English Language Learners
: a raised platform for a speaker, performer, or the leader of an orchestra
: a stand with a slanted surface that holds a book, notes, etc., for someone who is reading, speaking, or teaching
PODIUM Defined for Kids
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