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device

noun [C] uk   /dɪˈvaɪs/ us  

device noun [C] (OBJECT)

B2 an object or machine that has been invented for a particular purpose: a contraceptive/electronic device Rescuers used a special device for finding people trapped in collapsed buildings.
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device noun [C] (METHOD)

a method that is used to produce a particular effect: a literary/rhetorical device A trademark can be a powerful marketing device. [+ to infinitive] Her cool manner is just a device to avoid having to talk to people.

device noun [C] (BOMB)

a bomb or other explosive: an explosive/incendiary/nuclear device
Traducciones de “device”
en coreano 장치…
en árabe جِهاز…
en francés appareil, truc…
en turco alet, edavat, tertibat…
en italiano congegno, apparecchio…
en chino (tradicionál) 物品, 裝置,器械…
en ruso устройство, приспособление…
en polaco urządzenie, przyrząd…
en español aparato, mecanismo, truco…
en portugués aparelho, dispositivo…
en alemán das Gerät, der Kniff…
en catalán aparell…
en japonés 装置…
en chino (simplificado) 物品, 装置,器械…
(Definition of device from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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