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feedback

noun [U] uk   /ˈfiːd.bæk/ us  

feedback noun [U] (OPINION)

B2 information or statements of opinion about something, such as a new product, that can tell you if it is successful or liked: Have you had any feedback from customers about the new soap? positive/negative feedback
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feedback noun [U] (MACHINE)

the sudden, high, unpleasant noise sometimes produced by an amplifier when sound it produces is put back into it: Jimi Hendrix loved to fling his guitar around to get weird and wonderful sounds from the feedback. specialized engineering the return back into a machine or system of part of what it produces, especially to improve what is produced: Feedback from the sensors ensures that the car engine runs smoothly.
Translations of “feedback”
in Korean 피드백…
in Arabic تَغذِية راجِعة…
in Portuguese comentário…
in Catalan comentaris…
in Japanese フィードバック…
in Italian reazione, commenti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意見, 回饋資訊,回饋意見…
in Russian ответная реакция, отклик…
in Turkish geribildirim, geri besleme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意见, 反馈信息,反馈意见…
in Polish reakcja, opinie…
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