microfilm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"microfilm" in British English

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microfilmnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈmaɪ.krəʊ.fɪlm/  us   /-kroʊ-/
film that is used for ​photographinginformation in a ​reducedsize, or a ​piece of this ​film
microfilm
verb [T] uk   us  
The ​paperrecords were microfilmed to ​savestoragespace.
(Definition of microfilm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"microfilm" in American English

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microfilmnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɑɪ·krəˌfɪlm/
(a ​length of) ​filmcontaining photographed ​information in a ​reducedsize
(Definition of microfilm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"microfilm" in Business English

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microfilmnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪlm/
film on which photographs of ​documents are ​stored in a very ​smallform, or a ​piece of this film: Most libraries have old ​newspapersavailable on microfilm.

microfilmverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪlm/
to take a photograph of something using microfilm
(Definition of microfilm from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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