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"camera" in British English

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cameranoun [C]

uk   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
(Definition of camera from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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