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English definition of “receiver”

receiver

noun [C]     /rɪˈsiːvər/
TELEPHONE the part of a telephone that you hold in your hand and use for listening and speakingTelephone equipment
RADIO/TV the part of a radio or television that receives signals from the airRadioTelevisionCommunicating by telephone
PERSON someone who officially deals with a company when it has to stop business because it cannot pay the money it owesStarting, succeeding and failing in businessBorrowing, lending and debt
(Definition of receiver noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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