tape recorder Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tape recordernoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​machine that is used for ​playing and ​recordingsound onto tape, usually one that is ​light and ​small enough to be ​carried
(Definition of tape recorder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tape recordernoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪp rɪˌkɔr·dər/
a ​machine that is used for ​playing and ​recordingsound
(Definition of tape recorder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tape recorder”
in Arabic جِهاز تَسجيل…
in Korean 테이프 리코더, 녹음기…
in Portuguese gravador…
in Catalan magnetòfon…
in Japanese 録音機, テープレーコーダー…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指便携式)磁带录音机…
in Turkish kasetçalar…
in Russian магнитофон…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指便攜式)磁帶錄音機…
in Italian registratore a nastro…
in Polish magnetofon…
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