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analogue

adjective uk (US analog)   /ˈæn.ə.lɒɡ/ us    /-lɑːɡ/

analogue adjective (SOUND)

describes a recording that is made by changing the sound waves into electrical signals of the same type
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analogue adjective (WATCH)

analogue clock/watch a clock/watch that shows the time using numbers around the edge and hands that point to the numbers
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analogue

noun [C] uk formal (US also analog)   /ˈæn.ə.lɒɡ/ us    /-lɑːɡ/
something that is similar to or can be used instead of something else: He has been studying the European analogues of the British Parliament.
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