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"loudspeaker" in British English

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loudspeakernoun [C]

uk   /ˌlaʊdˈspiː.kər/  us   /ˈlaʊdˌspiː.kɚ/
a ​piece of ​equipment that ​changeselectricalsignals into ​sounds, ​especially used in ​publicplaces so that ​largenumbers of ​people can ​hear someone ​speaking or ​musicplaying: Music ​blared from loudspeakers.
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(Definition of loudspeaker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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loudspeakernoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɑʊdˌspi·kər/
a ​device that ​changeselectricalsignals into ​soundsloud enough to be ​heard at a ​distance
(Definition of loudspeaker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “loudspeaker”
in Arabic مُكَبِّر صَوْت…
in Korean 확성기…
in Portuguese alto-falante…
in Catalan altaveu…
in Japanese 拡声器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扩音器,广播喇叭…
in Turkish hoparlör…
in Russian громкоговоритель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擴音器,廣播喇叭…
in Italian altoparlante…
in Polish głośnik…
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