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English definition of “device”

device

noun [C] (OBJECT)    /dɪˈvaɪs/
B2 an object or machine that has been invented for a particular purpose: a contraceptive/electronic device Rescuers used a special device for finding people trapped in collapsed buildings.Machinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic choresTools in general
(Definition of device noun (OBJECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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