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videonoun [C/U]

us   /ˈvɪd·iˌoʊ/ plural videos
a series of recorded images which are shown on television or viewed on a screen: [U] digital video [U] The system transmits voice, data, and video between soldiers and command centers.
A video is also a videotape: [C] We watched two videos – both new films.
video
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈvɪd·iˌoʊ/
The CD-ROM includes video clips.
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"video" in British English

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videonoun

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/ us   /ˈvɪd.i.oʊ/ plural videos
  • video noun (FILM)

A2 [U or C] a recording of moving pictures and sound, especially as a digital file, DVD, etc.: My new laptop handles video really well. People can upload videos of their pets to this website. We had a video made of our wedding. The series is now available on video.
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A2 [C] also music video a short film made to go with a popular song: Have you seen the video for "Crazy in Love"?

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  • video noun (MACHINE)

videoadjective

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/ us   /ˈvɪd.i.oʊ/

videoverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ/ us   /ˈvɪd.i.oʊ/ also tape
(Definition of video from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"video" in Business English

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videonoun

uk   /ˈvɪdiəʊ/ us   COMMUNICATIONS, IT
[C] an electronic recording of moving images, for example a film or TV programme: We were watching a video on YouTube. Users can download free video clips.
[U] a system used for electronically recording moving images: The website uses video to enhance learning.video link/footage Speaking on a video link from Washington, the Treasury Secretary said the US economy was well positioned for economic growth.
[C or U] →  video tape
[C] UK a machine for recording television programmes or showing videos

videoverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɪdiəʊ/ us  
(Definition of video from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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