level surface raised above the surrounding ground or floor, especially one from which public speakers, performers, etc. can be seen by their audience
a raised flat surface built along the side of the track at a railway station for travelers getting on or off a train
main policies and aims of a political party, especially as stated before an election; manifesto
"the speaker mounted the platform"
"their candidate simply ignored the party platform"
"they won the election even though they offered no positive program"
Armed police guards stood on platforms surveying the workers.
出自： P. Auster