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device

noun [C]  /dɪˈvɑɪs/ us  

device noun [C] (OBJECT)

an object or machine that has been invented to fulfill a particular purpose: a handheld device a safety device electronic/mechanical devices He invented a device for measuring very small distances exactly.

device noun [C] (METHOD)

a method that is used to produce a desired effect: His temper tantrums were just a device for attracting attention.
Translations of “device”
in Korean 장치…
in Arabic جِهاز…
in French appareil, truc…
in Turkish alet, edavat, tertibat…
in Italian congegno, apparecchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物品, 裝置,器械…
in Russian устройство, приспособление…
in Polish urządzenie, przyrząd…
in Spanish aparato, mecanismo, truco…
in Portuguese aparelho, dispositivo…
in German das Gerät, der Kniff…
in Catalan aparell…
in Japanese 装置…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物品, 装置,器械…
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