Meaning of “headset” in the English Dictionary

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"headset" in British English

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headsetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhed.set/ us /ˈhed.set/

a set of headphones, especially one with a microphone attached to it

(Definition of “headset” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"headset" in American English

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headsetnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhedˌset/

an electrical device that consists of a part that fits over a person's ears and a part into which the person can speak, used for communicating over a telephone or by radio without using the hands

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"headset" in Business English

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headsetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhedset/ us IT

a piece of equipment worn on the head that allows someone to hear sound when using a phone, music, or computer system. Headsets sometimes have a microphone (= a part you speak into):

a Bluetooth/wireless/hands-free headset

(Definition of “headset” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)