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tape recorder

noun [C] uk   us  
a machine that is used for playing and recording sound onto tape, usually one that is light and small enough to be carried
Translations of “tape recorder”
in Korean 테이프 리코더, 녹음기…
in Arabic جِهاز تَسجيل…
in Portuguese gravador…
in Catalan magnetòfon…
in Japanese 録音機, テープレーコーダー…
in Italian registratore a nastro…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指便攜式)磁帶錄音機…
in Russian магнитофон…
in Turkish kasetçalar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指便携式)磁带录音机…
in Polish magnetofon…
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