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Meaning of “echo” - Learner’s Dictionary

echo

noun [C]     /ˈekəʊ/ ( plural echoes)
SOUND
a sound that you hear more than once because you are in a big, empty spaceSounds made by objects, movement or impact
EVENT/IDEA
something that is very much like something else and makes you think of it: [usually plural] There are echoes of Shakespeare's work in the play.Remembering, reminding and remindersSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
Translations of “echo”
in Arabic صَدى…
in Korean 메아리…
in Malaysian gema…
in French écho…
in Turkish yankı, eko, benzer…
in Italian eco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 回聲,回音,回響…
in Russian эхо, отголосок, отзвук…
in Polish echo…
in Vietnamese tiếng vang…
in Spanish eco…
in Portuguese eco…
in Thai เสียงก้อง…
in German das Echo…
in Catalan eco…
in Japanese エコー, こだま…
in Indonesian gema…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 回声,回音,回响…
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