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"typewriter" in British English

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typewriternoun [C]

uk   /ˈtaɪpˌraɪ.tər/ us   /ˈtaɪpˌraɪ.t̬ɚ/
a machine with keys that you press to produce letters and numbers on paper: He still uses an old typewriter.
(Definition of typewriter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"typewriter" in American English

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typewriternoun [C]

us   /ˈtɑɪpˌrɑɪ·t̬ər/
a machine for putting print on a page, operated with keys
typewritten
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈtɑɪpˌrɪt·ən/
We found several old typewritten manuscripts in the attic.
(Definition of typewriter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"typewriter" in Business English

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typewriternoun [C]

uk   /ˈtaɪpˌraɪtər/ us  
a machine with keys that you press to print letters and numbers on paper: Typewriters were commonly used to type letters before computers were around.
(Definition of typewriter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “typewriter”
in Arabic آلة كاتِبة…
in Korean 타자기…
in Portuguese máquina de escrever…
in Catalan màquina d’escriure…
in Japanese タイプライター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打字机…
in Turkish daktilo…
in Russian пишущая машинка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打字機…
in Italian macchina da scrivere…
in Polish maszyna do pisania…
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