Meaning of “high fidelity” in the English Dictionary

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"high fidelity" in British English

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high fidelitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌhaɪ fɪˈdel.ə.ti/ us /ˌhaɪ fɪˈdel.ə.t̬i/ abbreviation hi-fi

the production by electrical equipment of very good quality sound that is as similar as possible to the original sound:

a major manufacturer of high-fidelity audio equipment

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

"high fidelity" in American English

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high fidelitynoun [ U ]

/ˈhɑɪ fəˈdel·ɪ·t̬i/ short form hi-fi, /ˈhɑɪˈfɑɪ/

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

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