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satellite dishnoun [C]

uk   us  
a round aerial for ​receivingtelevision and ​radiosignalsbroadcast from ​satellites
(Definition of satellite dish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"satellite dish" in American English

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satellite dishnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsæt·əlˌɑɪt ˌdɪʃ/
a round dish-shaped ​object that ​receivestelevision or other ​electronicsignals
(Definition of satellite dish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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satellite dishnoun [C]

uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS
a ​circularobject used for receiving ​signals from a satellite, especially ​televisionsignals: You ​pay for an 18-inch ​satellite dish and set-top ​receiver, and after that the ​service is ​free.
(Definition of satellite dish from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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