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(Definition of noise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"noise" in American English

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noisenoun [C/U]

us   /nɔɪz/
(a) sound, esp. when it is unwanted, unpleasant, or loud: [U] I heard background noise on the phone line. [C] If the washing machine gets out of balance, it makes a horrible noise.
noisy
adjective [-er/-est only] us   /ˈnɔɪ·zi/
The garbage truck is so noisy it wakes me up in the morning.
(Definition of noise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"noise" in Business English

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noisenoun [U]

uk   /nɔɪz/ us  
unnecessary information or activity: The CEO was accused of making unnecessary noise to distract the board from the main issue.
a change in a signal, especially one produced by electronic equipment: Using a single chip reduces the noise on the output signal by 90%.
(Definition of noise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “noise”
in Korean 소음…
in Arabic ضَجيج…
in Malaysian bunyi, bising…
in French bruit…
in Russian шум…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 噪聲, 雜音…
in Italian rumore…
in Turkish gürültü, ses…
in Polish hałas, odgłos, dźwięk…
in Spanish ruido, sonido…
in Vietnamese tiếng ồn ào, tiếng om sòm…
in Portuguese barulho, ruído…
in Thai เสียง, เสียงดัง…
in German das Geräusch, der Lärm…
in Catalan soroll…
in Japanese 騒音, 雑音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 噪声, 杂音…
in Indonesian bunyi, kebisingan…
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“noise” in British English

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“noise” in Business English

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