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video

noun uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/ ( plural videos)

video noun (FILM)

A2 [U or C] a recording of moving pictures and sound, especially as a digital file, DVD, etc.: My new laptop handles video really well. People can upload videos of their pets to this website. We had a video made of our wedding. The series is now available on video.
See also
A2 [C] ( also music video) a short film made to advertise a popular song
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video noun (MACHINE)

video

adjective uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/
using video: a video recording specialized media connected with or used in the showing of moving pictures by television: video frequencies

video

verb [T] uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/ ( also tape)
to record a programme from the television, or to use a video camera to film an event: There's a play on TV tonight that I'd like to video. We videoed the school concert.
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