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VCR

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌviːsiːˈɑːr/ mainly US ( UK video)
abbreviation for video cassette recorder: a machine that you use for recording television programmes and playing videos (= recorded films or programmes) Audio and video equipment
Translations of “VCR”
in Spanish grabador de vídeo, vídeo, videocasete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盒式磁帶錄影機…
in Russian видеомагнитофон…
in Turkish video kaydedici/oynatıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盒式磁带录像机…
in Polish wideo, magnetowid…
(Definition of VCR from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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