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bells and whistlesnoun [plural]

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MARKETING specialfeatures that are ​added to a ​product or ​system to ​attract more ​buyers: Karoll ​advised others to make their ​softwaresystemsuser-friendly for ​employees, rather than ​add so many bells and whistles that it becomes an aggravation. Manufacturers will, therefore, still ​buildluxurycars with all the bells and whistles but ​cheapersystems will be ​rolling down the road within the next two ​years.
(Definition of bells and whistles from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bells and whistles”
in Chinese (Simplified) 附加特色, 点缀品…
in Chinese (Traditional) 附加特色,點綴品…
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