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keypadnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkiː.pæd/
a ​small set of ​keys with ​numbers on them used to ​operate a ​television, ​phone, ​calculator, etc., or the ​keys with ​numbers on them usually ​found on the ​rightside of a ​computerkeyboard
(Definition of keypad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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keypadnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkiːpæd/
COMMUNICATIONS, IT a ​small set of ​keys with ​numbers or ​letters on them, used to ​operate a ​phone, ​television, etc., or the set of ​keys with ​numbers on them that is usually ​found on the ​rightside of a ​computerkeyboard: Hold down the ​red END ​key in ​order to ​lock the keypad on your ​phone.
(Definition of keypad from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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