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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈkæm.rə/
A1 a device for taking photographs or making films or television programmes: I forgot to take my camera with me to Portugal, so I couldn't take any photos. Television camera crews broadcast the event all round the world. It was said of Marilyn Monroe that the camera loved her (= that she looked very attractive on film and in photographs).on camera appearing on a section of video: They were caught on camera as they brutally attacked a man.
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