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tannoy

noun [no plural]
 
/ˈtænɔɪ/ UK trademark ( also UK/US public address system)
a system of equipment used in public places that someone speaks into in order to make their voice loud enough to be heardAmplifiers, microphones and speakers
Translations of “tannoy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 坦諾伊(一種擴音器的名稱)…
in Russian громкоговоритель…
in Turkish ses sistemi, hoparlör…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坦诺伊(一种扩音器的名称)…
in Polish system nagłaśniający…
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