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device

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈvaɪs/
an object or machine which has been invented for a particular purpose: biotech and medical devices You should not use any personal electronic device, such as a cell phone, while driving. mobile/wireless/handheld devices
a method that is used to produce a particular effect: A trademark can be a powerful marketing device.
(Definition of device from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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