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recording

noun uk   /rɪˈkɔː.dɪŋ/ us    /-ˈkɔːr-/
B1 [C] speech, music, or moving pictures that have been recorded to be listened to or watched later: I bought a recording of Maria Callas singing Verdi.B2 [U] the process or business of storing sounds or moving pictures using electronic equipment so that they can be heard or seen later: a recording studio
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in Korean 녹음…
in Arabic تَسْجيل…
in Portuguese gravação…
in Catalan gravació…
in Japanese 録音, レコーディング…
in Italian registrazione, incisione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 音像錄製品,唱片, 錄音, 錄影…
in Russian запись…
in Turkish kayıt, kayıt etme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 音像录制品,唱片, 录音, 录像…
in Polish nagranie, zapis…
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