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megaphonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmeɡ.ə.fəʊn/  us   /ˈmeɡ.ə.foʊn/ (UK also loudhailer)
a cone-shaped device that makes your voice louder 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)

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megaphonenoun [C]

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