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"lie detector" in British English

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lie detectornoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​piece of ​equipment used to ​try to ​discover if someone is ​tellinglies: Both men ​refused to take a ​liedetectortest.
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(Definition of lie detector from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lie detector" in American English

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lie detectornoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɑɪ dɪˌtek·tər/
a ​piece of ​equipment used to ​try to ​discover if someone is ​lying
(Definition of lie detector from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lie detector”
in Chinese (Simplified) 测谎仪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 測謊儀…
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