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megaphone

noun [C] uk   /ˈmeɡ.ə.fəʊn/ us    /-foʊn/ ( UK also loudhailer)
a cone-shaped device that makes your voice louder when you speak into it, so that people can hear you although they are not near to you
Translations of “megaphone”
in Spanish megáfono…
in French porte-voix…
in German das Megaphon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喇叭,話筒,擴音器…
in Russian мегафон…
in Turkish megafon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喇叭,话筒,扩音器…
in Polish megafon…
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