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"remote control" in British English

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remote controlnoun

uk   us  
[U] a ​system for ​controlling something such as a ​machine or ​vehicle from a ​distance, by using ​electrical or ​radiosignals: The ​bomb was ​detonated by remote ​control.B1 [C] (also remote) a ​piece of ​equipment that you ​hold in ​yourhand and use to ​control a ​television, ​DVDplayer, etc.: Have you ​seen the remote for the TV ​anywhere?
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remote-controlled
adjective uk   /rɪˌməʊt.kənˈtrəʊld/  us   /-ˌmoʊt.kənˈtroʊld/
a remote-controlled ​modelaircraft
(Definition of remote control from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"remote control" in American English

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remote controlnoun [C/U]

 us   /rɪˈmoʊt kənˈtroʊl/ (short form remote)
a ​device or a ​system for ​controlling something from a ​distance: Is this remote for the TV or the ​DVDplayer? The ​robot, ​standing about 3 ​feettall, can be ​operated by remote control.
remote-controlled
adjective [not gradable]
Remote-controlled ​camerasmonitor the ​entrance.
(Definition of remote control from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"remote control" in Business English

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remote controlnoun [C]

uk   us   (also informal remote)
a ​piece of ​equipment that you ​hold in your ​hand and use to ​operate a ​television, CD ​player, etc.
(Definition of remote control from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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