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"appliance" in British English

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appliancenoun [C]

uk   /əˈplaɪ.əns/  us   /əˈplaɪ.əns/
C1 a ​device, ​machine, or ​piece of ​equipment, ​especially an ​electrical one that is used in the ​house, such as a ​cooker or ​washingmachine: electric/​domestic/​household appliances

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(Definition of appliance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"appliance" in American English

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appliancenoun [C]

 us   /əˈplɑɪ·əns/
a ​device, ​machine, or ​piece of ​equipment, esp. an ​electrical one that is used in the ​home, such as a ​refrigerator or ​washingmachine: electrical/​home/​household/​kitchen appliances
(Definition of appliance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"appliance" in Business English

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appliancenoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈplaɪəns/
a ​device, ​machine, or ​piece of ​equipment, especially an ​electrical one that is used in the ​house, such as a cooker or washing ​machine: There should be ​incentives for ​installingenergy-efficient appliances. domestic/kitchen/​household appliances an appliance ​company/​retailer/​maker
(Definition of appliance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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