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Meaning of “pager” in the English Dictionary

"pager" in British English

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pagernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪ.dʒər/  us   /-dʒɚ/ (UK also bleeper, US also beeper)
a ​smalldevice that you ​carry or ​wear that ​moves or makes a ​noise to ​tell you that someone ​wants you to ​contact them
(Definition of pager from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pager" in American English

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pagernoun [C]

 us   /ˈpeɪ·dʒər/
a ​smallelectronicdevice that you ​carry or ​wear that makes a ​noise or ​shows a ​message to ​tell you that someone is ​trying to ​contact you; a ​beeper
(Definition of pager from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pager" in Business English

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pagernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpeɪdʒər/ (UK also bleeper, US also beeper) COMMUNICATIONS
a ​smallpiece of ​electronicequipment that you ​carry or ​wear, which ​moves or makes a ​noise to tell you that someone ​wants you to ​phone them: At that ​time I didn't ​carry a cellphone but I had a pager for my ​colleagues to ​contact me.
(Definition of pager from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pager”
in Spanish busca…
in Vietnamese máy nhắn tin…
in Malaysian alat kelui…
in Thai วิทยุติดตามตัว…
in French récepteur d’appel…
in German der Pager…
in Chinese (Simplified) (寻)呼机…
in Turkish çağrı cihazı…
in Russian пейджер…
in Indonesian penyeranta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳呼機, 無線電呼叫器…
in Polish pager…
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