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Meaning of “appliance” in the English Dictionary

"appliance" in British English

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appliancenoun [C]

uk   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)
Translations of “appliance”
in Arabic جِهاز…
in Korean 기기…
in Portuguese eletrodoméstico, aparelho elétrico…
in Catalan electrodomèstic…
in Japanese 電化製品, 電気器具…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置,器械, (尤指)家用电器…
in Turkish elektrikli alet…
in Russian бытовой прибор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置,器械, (尤指)家用電器…
in Italian elettrodomestico…
in Polish urządzenie…
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