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cameranoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæm.rə/  us   /ˈkæm.rə/
A1 a ​device for taking ​photographs or making ​films or ​televisionprogrammes: I ​forgot to take my camera with me to Portugal, so I couldn't take any ​photos. Television camera crewsbroadcast the ​event all round the ​world. It was said of Marilyn Monroe that the camera ​loved her (= that she ​looked very ​attractive on ​film and in ​photographs).
on camera
appearing on a ​section of ​video: They were ​caught on camera as they ​brutallyattacked a man.

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cameranoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæm·rə/
a ​device for taking ​photographs, making ​films, or ​recordingimages on ​videotape
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