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microphone

noun [C] uk   /ˈmaɪ.krə.fəʊn/  us   /-foʊn/ (informal mike, mic)
B2 a piece of equipment that you speak into to make your voice louder, or to record your voice or other sounds: The interviewer asked her to speak into/use the microphone. My laptop has a built-in microphone.
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in Arabic مُكَبِّر صَوْت…
in Korean 마이크…
in Malaysian mikrofon…
in French micro(phone)…
in Turkish mikrofon…
in Italian microfono…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擴音器,麥克風,話筒…
in Russian микрофон…
in Polish mikrofon…
in Vietnamese micrô…
in Spanish micrófono…
in Portuguese microfone…
in Thai เครื่องขยายเสียง…
in German das Mikrophon…
in Catalan micròfon…
in Japanese マイク(ロフォン)…
in Indonesian mikrofon, pelantang suara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扩音器,麦克风,话筒…
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