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Meaning of “video” in the English Dictionary

"video" in British English

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videonoun

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/ (plural videos)
  • video noun (FILM)

A2 [U or C] a ​recording of ​movingpictures and ​sound, ​especially as a ​digitalfile, DVD, etc.: My new ​laptophandles video really well. People can ​upload videos of ​theirpets to this ​website. We had a video made ofourwedding. The ​series is now ​available on video.
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A2 [C] (also music video) a ​shortfilm made to go with a ​popularsong: Have you ​seen the video for "Crazy in Love"?

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  • video noun (MACHINE)

videoadjective

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/

videoverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/ (also tape)
(Definition of video from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"video" in American English

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videonoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈvɪd·iˌoʊ/ (plural videos)
a ​series of ​recordedimages which are ​shown on ​television or ​viewed on a ​screen: [U] digital video [U] The ​systemtransmitsvoice, ​data, and video between ​soldiers and ​commandcenters. A video is also a ​videotape: [C] We ​watched two videos – both new ​films.
video
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈvɪd·iˌoʊ/
The ​CD-ROMincludes video ​clips.
(Definition of video from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"video" in Business English

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videonoun

uk   us   /ˈvɪdiəʊ/ COMMUNICATIONS, IT
[C] an ​electronicrecording of ​movingimages, for ​example a film or TV ​programme: We were watching a video on YouTube. Users can ​downloadfree video clips.
[U] a ​system used for ​electronicallyrecordingmovingimages: The ​website uses video to ​enhancelearning.video link/footage Speaking on a video ​link from Washington, the Treasury ​Secretary said the US ​economy was well ​positioned for ​economicgrowth.
[C or U] →  video tape
[C] UK a ​machine for ​recordingtelevisionprogrammes or showing videos

videoverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈvɪdiəʊ/
to ​recordmovingimageselectronically: The ​course was videoed for ​trainingpurposes.
(Definition of video from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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