canned laughter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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canned laughternoun [U]

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recordings of ​laughter that have been ​added to a ​humorousradio or ​televisionprogramme when something ​funny has been said or done
(Definition of canned laughter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “canned laughter”
in Chinese (Simplified) (广播或电视节目的)预录笑声…
in Chinese (Traditional) (廣播或電視節目的)預錄笑聲, 罐頭笑聲…
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