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

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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)
Translations of “headset”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指带有话筒的)一副耳机…
in Turkish mikrofonlu kulaklık…
in Russian наушники…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指帶有話筒的)一副耳機…
in Polish słuchawki…
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