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"visual aid" in British English

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visual aidnoun [C]

uk   /ˌvɪʒ.u.əl ˈeɪd/  us   /ˌvɪʒ.u.əl ˈeɪd/
something that you are ​shown, such as a ​picture, ​film, or ​map, in ​order to ​help you ​understand or ​rememberinformation
(Definition of visual aid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"visual aid" in Business English

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visual aidnoun [C]

uk   us   MEETINGS, COMMUNICATIONS, GRAPHS & CHARTS
a ​picture, film, ​map, etc. ​designed to ​helppeople understand or remember particular ​information: Is there a ​selection of visual ​aids and ​recruitmentmaterialavailable for use by ​staff? Beware of using complex visual ​aids which confuse and distract ​attention from the ​message.
(Definition of visual aid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “visual aid”
in Chinese (Simplified) 直观教具…
in Turkish görsel araç…
in Russian наглядное пособие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直觀教具…
in Polish pomoc dydaktyczna, multimedia…
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