video game Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"video game" in British English

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video gamenoun [C]

uk   us  
A2 a ​game in which the ​playercontrolsmovingpictures on a ​screen by ​pressingbuttons
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(Definition of video game from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"video game" in American English

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video gamenoun [C]

 /ˈvid·iˌoʊ ˌɡeɪm/
a game in which the ​playercontrolsmovingpictures on a ​televisionscreen by ​pressingbuttons or ​moving a ​shorthandle: The ​best video games ​involve using ​yourimagination to ​solveproblems.
(Definition of video game from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “video game”
in Arabic لُعْبة فيديو…
in Korean 비디오 게임…
in Portuguese videogame…
in Catalan videojoc…
in Japanese テレビゲーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电子游戏…
in Turkish video oyunu…
in Russian видеоигра…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電子遊戲…
in Italian videogioco…
in Polish gra wideo lub telewizyjna…
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