Meaning of “loudspeaker” in the English Dictionary

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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 changes electrical signals into sounds, especially used in public places so that large numbers of people can hear someone speaking or music playing:

Music blared from loudspeakers.
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(Definition of “loudspeaker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"loudspeaker" in American English

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loudspeakernoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɑʊdˌspi·kər/

a device that changes electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance

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