earphones Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “earphones” in the English Dictionary

"earphones" in British English

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earphonesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈiə.fəʊnz/  us   /ˈɪr.foʊnz/
a ​piece of ​electronicequipment that you put over or in ​yourears so that you can ​listenprivately to ​radio, ​recordedmusic, etc.: a ​pair/set of earphones
(Definition of earphones from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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earphonesplural noun

 us   /ˈɪərˌfoʊnz/
an ​electricaldevice that ​fits over or in ​yourears, ​allowing you to ​listen to a ​radio or a ​device that ​playsmusic
(Definition of earphones from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “earphones”
in Arabic سَمّاعات الأُذُنَ…
in Korean 이어폰…
in Portuguese fones de ouvido…
in Catalan auriculars…
in Japanese イヤホーン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耳机…
in Turkish kulaklık…
in Russian наушники…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耳機…
in Italian cuffia…
in Polish słuchawki…
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