Meaning of “doorbell” in the English Dictionary

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doorbellnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɔrˌbel, ˈdoʊr-/

an electrical device with a button near the outside door of a house or apartment that makes a noise when pressed, to let the people inside know someone is there:

He rang the doorbell twice.

(Definition of “doorbell” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)