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Meaning of “megaphone” in the English Dictionary

"megaphone" in British English

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megaphonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmeɡ.ə.fəʊn/  us   /-foʊn/ (UK also loudhailer)
a cone-shaped ​device that makes ​yourvoicelouder when you ​speak into it, so that ​people can ​hear you ​although they are not near to you
(Definition of megaphone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"megaphone" in American English

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megaphonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmeɡ·əˌfoʊn/
a ​hollow, cone-shaped ​device, ​open at both ​ends, that makes ​yourvoicesoundlouder when you ​speak into ​itssmaller end
(Definition of megaphone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “megaphone”
in Spanish megáfono…
in Vietnamese loa…
in Malaysian corong suara…
in Thai โทรโข่ง…
in French porte-voix…
in German das Megaphon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喇叭,话筒,扩音器…
in Turkish megafon…
in Russian мегафон…
in Indonesian corong suara…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喇叭,話筒,擴音器…
in Polish megafon…
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