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English definition of “echo”


noun [C] (SOUND)    /ˈek.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/ (plural echoes)
C2 a sound that is heard after it has been reflected off a surface such as a wall or a cliff : The echoes of his scream sounded in the cave for several seconds . Thick carpet would reduce the echo in this hallway .Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of echo noun (SOUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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