Pronunciation: (plak'ärd, -urd), [key]
1. a paperboard sign or notice, as one posted in a public place or carried by a demonstrator or picketer.
1. to display placards on or in: The square was placarded by peace marchers.
2. to publicize, announce, or advertise by means of placards.
3. to post as a placard.
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